The 7th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Happy Chooks, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #blameObamaforeveverythingeventhoughheisproablyreadingthisrightnow
     
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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  3. Auroradream26

    Auroradream26 Smothered in Feathers Premium Member

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    Love when they do that :)
     
  4. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Made these today to decorate my coop with. Not perfect, but it was fun anyhow[​IMG]I was trying to get antique color styles with the egg sign
    [​IMG]this one I've had planned for a while for the coop door
     
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  5. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter was on one side, me on the other. They were going back and forth trying to catch our hands [​IMG][​IMG] so cute. The slightly younger ones kept looking at the day olds like 'crazy bird... Lay down and sleep. Stop stepping on us'.
     
  6. Hurley

    Hurley Egg Of A Different Color

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    I'll let you know, my first ones are cooking in the incubator currently. I've been googling quail vids like mad, though, and cleaning them looks to be a snap compared to chickens. You get less meat, but they cook fast, clean fast, and grow/hatch fast. Raise a bunch up, ready to process in 6 to 8 weeks, rinse, repeat. I love hatching, so getting to do that and not having chickens piling up is a bonus. Cots raise up so fast, it's amazing turn around time. Plus, they are so darn cute (in feathers and out). I love my chickens for the eggs, but they are more of a pain in the rear to process than it looks like the quail are. More of a production, more space needed, more of a mess Quail pluck easy, skin even easier. The quail are dark meat, pretty much just eat the breast and legs, quick to remove the rest.
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  7. Hurley

    Hurley Egg Of A Different Color

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  8. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same thought but they were too cute to do in.
     
  9. cree57i

    cree57i Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I'm many pages behind again! The work thing really gets in the way!
    We have the same solution and have a small home made gun range. We don't have any problems with the neighbors! Of course they have shooting ranges too. I am in TN, y'all.
    One thing you have to do here is have No Trespassing signs posted every so often before you can prosecute someone for trespassing. I am so sorry to hear people are chicken-napping.
    That's really low life! A game cam would give you the proof you need.
     
  10. LocalYokel

    LocalYokel Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks!
    Thanks!

    Must

    Get

    Quail

    And

    Ducks!

    I cant have ducks, too noisy. sniffle
    Jus some Golden an Pharaoh Coturnix. [​IMG]


    Fricken SWEET!

    I am trying to find a nice older incubator.

    I really like the Dickey Bators myself.
    I have conned the Wife into getting another bator, may as well watch her chit brix when I lug a CABNIT bator in [​IMG]

    I saw a really nice Dickey combo coupla weeks ago on CL, but was goin back an forth with the Wife at the time [​IMG] It had the clear door on it too! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    I found this today http://tampa.craigslist.org/hdo/atq/5442624985.html
    (I think it's an old Leahy [​IMG] really beat up and not the best pichers)

    Pimp my Hatcher [​IMG]

    You need help, and my psychiatrist quit so i cant help you

    SURE YOU'D NEVER LOOK IN THERE ANYWAY<><>THAT'S WHY YOU GOT THE CLEAR DOOR!!!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Ouch!
    What the heck happened? [​IMG]
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    Trufax!

    You got 45 acres and your waiting for the kids to leave before you get quail?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    Really????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    They are super easy to process.
    If you skin em! [​IMG]

    It's ok if you want to hatch them!!

    MUST

    HATCH

    MOAR

    STUFFS!!!!

    Maybe you could release them, they do fairly well. Check your laws first blah blah blah

    OR

    Do Bobwhites and sell to dog hunt clubs/outdoor ranges.

    X2

    More meat if you process at 10 weeks.

    They do look a lil haggard round abouts that second week tho, with all them sickly pin feather things.....




    Sorry I missed you [​IMG]
     

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