Texas

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by allen wranch, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG]to Stelle.. I know too well what it's like to be hit by tornados.. had the roof of a barn I was in lifted off while I was tending to some baby goats... plus have had a few too many other "too close for comfort" run-ins with the darn things

    on another note....

    I have three bators shut down for cleaning.. still have several more packed with eggs...

    the newest yokohama eggs arrived yesterday and are in the bator.


    still cleaning up debris from the storms (like I needed more stuff to do this weekend.. ugh)
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    Hazardous Weather Outlook​



    HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
    950 AM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-181215-
    MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
    HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
    ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
    JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
    FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
    LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
    950 AM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS.

    .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING SOUTH OF AN
    ATHENS TO CORSICANA LINE. STORMS MAY BE BRIEFLY STRONG TO SEVERE
    AND PRODUCE HAIL.

    LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
    POSSIBLE ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE...TO MINERAL
    WELLS...TO TEMPLE. THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BE VERY UNSTABLE AND
    THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE GIANT
    HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

    .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY WEST OF A
    GAINESVILLE TO WEATHERFORD TO GOLDTHWAITE LINE. SOME SEVERE
    STORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

    THERE IS A LOW CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
    NORTHWEST OF A BONHAM TO DALLAS TO GOLDTHWAITE LINE. SEVERE STORMS
    ARE POSSIBLE AGAIN.

    THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY
    THROUGH THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE EACH DAY.

    .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
    SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE WEST OF A LINE FROM BOWIE TO
    MINERAL WELLS TO TEMPLE BETWEEN 3 PM AND 10 PM.

    $$









    Short Term Forecast​



    SHORT TERM FORECAST
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
    1205 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-171900-
    ANDERSON-BELL-BOSQUE-COLLIN-COMANCHE-COOKE-CORYELL-DALLAS-DELTA-
    DENTON-EASTLAND-ELLIS-ERATH-FALLS-FANNIN-FREESTONE-GRAYSON-HAMILTON-
    HENDERSON-HILL-HOOD-HOPKINS-HUNT-JACK-JOHNSON-KAUFMAN-LAMAR-LAMPASAS-
    LEON-LIMESTONE-MCLENNAN-MILAM-MILLS-MONTAGUE-NAVARRO-PALO PINTO-
    PARKER-RAINS-ROBERTSON-ROCKWALL-SOMERVELL-STEPHENS-TARRANT-VAN ZANDT-
    WISE-YOUNG-
    1205 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    .NOW...
    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT LOCATIONS
    FROM MEXIA AND FAIRFIELD SOUTHEASTWARD INTO LEON AND SOUTHERN
    ANDERSON COUNTIES THROUGH 2 PM. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE UP TO TWO
    TENTHS OF AN INCH.

    LATER THIS AFTERNOON...A DRYLINE TO THE WEST SHOULD RESULT IN
    STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT WHICH COULD AFFECT AREAS
    ALONG AND WEST OF A GRAHAM TO GATESVILLE LINE BEFORE 7 PM. LARGE
    HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AS WELL AS AN ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE
    WITH THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS....ESPECIALLY AROUND COMANCHE...
    GOLDTHWAITE AND LAMPASAS.

    $$
     
  3. Cockle-Dood

    Cockle-Dood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little wing, im not lookin to show the birds any time soon. i just think its neat to get a line with a name attached to it! lol. we can jsut cross some dull black in there and get the purple out...then gotta find some copper somewhere...
     
  4. GaryDean26

    GaryDean26 Chicken Czar

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    My Coop
    Ya...Birchen based birds are not easy to breed. The Black Copper Marans seems to be a variety that gives lots of people head aches.

    You will have to give me up-dates on the Dark Egg project. I would love to see what you learn about the egg color. About everything I know about the dark egg color is from personal observation. Others of couse offer their theory on breeding for dark eggs, but few if any trap nest so they don't know where their color is coming from and what I have been observing doesn't really follow with the conventions most people are offering.
     
  5. slick4591

    slick4591 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My project is not very scientific. I've started with Davis line (3 black and 1 blue) that only lay a 4 and an occasional 5. None of the girls had anything special about them besides conformation. Very little copper is showing. I've had a blue copper cock shipped to me from a lady that wins lots of egg shows and I will be line breeding until I get the darkest eggs. One thing that will also be happening is the cock has much more copper than would be SOP, Probably 40% of his breast. Otherwise, he is a nice bird. I'm hoping the color balances and I get some blacks that show much more color than the parent stock. If I'm able to get SOP birds that will be a big plus.
     
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  6. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    Updates:


    Severe Thunderstorm Watch​



    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 166
    NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
    305 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 166 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT
    FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

    TXC049-059-083-093-095-133-143-193-237-281-307-333-363-411-417-
    429-447-503-180100-
    /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0166.130517T2005Z-130518T0100Z/

    TX
    . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

    BROWN CALLAHAN COLEMAN
    COMANCHE CONCHO EASTLAND
    ERATH HAMILTON JACK
    LAMPASAS MCCULLOCH MILLS
    PALO PINTO SAN SABA SHACKELFORD
    STEPHENS THROCKMORTON YOUNG
    $$


    ATTN...WFO...SJT...FWD...








    Hazardous Weather Outlook​



    HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
    326 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-181130-
    MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
    HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
    ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
    JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
    FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
    LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
    326 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH TEXAS.

    .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
    SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS
    EVENING WEST OF A LINE FROM JACKSBORO TO LAMPASAS. THE ATMOSPHERE
    WILL BE VERY UNSTABLE AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
    PRODUCE GIANT HAIL... DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

    .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY WEST OF A
    GAINESVILLE TO WEATHERFORD TO GOLDTHWAITE LINE. SOME SEVERE
    STORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

    THERE IS A LOW CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AND MONDAY GENERALLY
    NORTHWEST OF A LAMPASAS TO ATHENS LINE. SEVERE STORMS ARE
    POSSIBLE EACH DAY.

    THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS ALL OF NORTH TEXAS TUESDAY
    THROUGH THURSDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE EACH DAY.

    .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
    SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE WEST OF A LINE FROM JACKSBORO TO
    LAMPASAS.

    $$









    Short Term Forecast​



    SHORT TERM FORECAST
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
    311 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-172215-
    MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
    HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
    ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
    JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-
    NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-
    LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
    311 PM CDT FRI MAY 17 2013

    .NOW...
    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING WEST OF GOLDTHWAITE AND
    LAMPASAS. THIS RAIN IS DRIFTING EAST AND WILL BE MOVING INTO MILLS
    AND LAMPASAS COUNTIES BY 4 PM. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO
    FORM AS FAR NORTH AS GRAHAM THIS AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES ARE VERY
    WARM IN THE AREA AND THERE IS A THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
    THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE
    THE MAIN THREATS BUT AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT. A
    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM JACKSBORO TO LAMPASAS
    AND LOCATIONS TO THE WEST THROUGH 8 PM.

    $$

    82/JLD

     
  7. Zootopia

    Zootopia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow it is hot out there !! I went out to double check water and found a white leghorn cock in one of the wire pens in the barn down. Plenty of water, in the shade of the 2 sided tractor barn. Everyone else in the rack is fine. He did have a "mohawk" comb, looks like he lost the tips to frost bite and his existing comb was thickened.
    On a happy note one of the broodies has a Guinea keet, 9 more to go. Have 4 mystery ducks (3 black with white spots, one light "chipmunk" from a very small egg) hatch last night and one Rio grand poult. Nice to come home to this morning, everyone looks good.
    The kennel dogs have their pools but enjoyed a nice cool hosing down. Thermometer shows 107 right now!
     
  8. jpruett86

    jpruett86 Out Of The Brooder

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  9. TexasLisa

    TexasLisa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!

    Here are some pictures of my new chicks and their momma, Stretch.

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    Stretch, Australorp, sitting on 11 Speckled Sussex eggs

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    Here's one


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    Here's two

    We have seen 3, but don't know how many she is sitting on. :)

    Lisa :)
     
  10. CatKai

    CatKai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have decided to do the same thing and just work on egg color... The blue pullet I sent pics of has started laying.
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