On July the sixteenth our hens and turkeys finally hatched we ended up with six turkeys and about 17 or 18 chikens. the chickens were mostly black but we had 5 or 6 chicks that were yellow. last night the 17th 3 chicks couln’t hatch so we had to help themby peeling there egg shells and … Read More →
Well, we candled the turkey eggs to see how many of them are going to hatch. When you shine a really bright light through the egg in a dark room, you can see inside it. If you see a “spider” in the egg, it means that is developing into a chick and … Read More →
It is June 23rd and day two incubating our turkey eggs. An incubator is the white box Stephen and I are sitting in front of. What you do is you put the turkey eggs in and turn every morning and night. The only way to know what side to turn them on is if you put … Read More →
We started 23 turkey eggs in an incubator this evening (7:30 pm to be precise).
The temperature was preset by the friend who loaned us the incubator . thanks Angela!
We poured water into a tray in the bottom of the incubator to keep the eggs humid, and marked each egg with an ‘X’ as we put … Read More →
What a morning!
Mrs Kerslake’s grade 3 class (Helen’s class) decided to setup a worm composter in their class room this spring. I went in last week and supplied them with the worms to get started.
This was not a simple handover of worms however … we sorted worms from the finished compost of our bin, split … Read More →
Our very fat, supposed-to-be male cat had 5 kittens last night. We are stunned, and so is the family we got him from. None of us have ever seen this happen before … so far no media outlets have agreed to pay for pictures or for that matter even returned my calls.
The kids discovered … Read More →