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Time to settle down

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ghull999, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. ghull999

    ghull999 Out Of The Brooder

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    Glad to have found this site. Joined a couple weeks ago, but just now getting a chance to post something. I will officially retire from the Army this summer after 25 years. The nice thing is that I will finally be in one place for longer than 2 years and can start breeding quail again. I raised Coturnix, Buttons, and some Bobwhites about 15 years ago when I was in the same location for 3 years or so. I had to sell everything when the Army transferred me to Germany. I'm retiring in Pennsylvania. I have some Coturnix and Mearns eggs in the incubator right now. Will see how it goes. Basically joined the site to learn more about the Mearns as I was never able to afford them before. I have 6 eggs out of 9 that have made it to day 24, with 1 pipping this evening. (paid $291 for the 9 eggs by the way) I will post pics under the quail forum if all goes well.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thank you for all the years of service, how nice you now have the chance to settle down and get back into poultry!

    I wish you well with your hatching. Thanks for joining us!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    Thank you sincerely for your time in service. I have never heard of "Mearns," but, I am sure someone else has. Wow, their eggs must be golden to cost so much. Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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