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Hatched Quail and Hatching Ducks

Well, the quail hatched a day early (Friday, 4/17) meaning my temp is just a wee bit too high.

I have a variety of colors and sets, a Texas A&M, some pharaohs, Golden’s, and tuxedo types. 58 more words

Homesteading

Red-tailed Hawk Story - Week 3

Before we get started with this week, here are some original BOG photos from Christinebshoals from the squirrel delivery last week after Ezra had been forced to stay off the nest for a long period of time due to the high winds. 351 more words

Red-tailed Hawk Story

Red-tailed Hawk Story – Week 2

On Sunday, April 5, we had one of our obligatory “snow/ice/rain BR into sticking like glue onto the nest” days. This time it was snow. Ez had a brief stint on the eggs (10 minutes), but otherwise we mostly saw the BR’s back and tail being covered with white stuff. 602 more words

Red-tailed Hawk Story

Red-tailed Hawk Story - Week 1

To no one’s surprise, once BR laid her first egg, we knew that all other eggs would be laid this week. We can’t rule out a fourth egg as these raptors have a habit of surprising us, but it’s not likely. 232 more words

Red-tailed Hawk Story

Science Observation: Bird's Nest Day 16

These birds are never going to hatch. Ever. They’ll be the first eggs in the history of the universe to just decide to stay in there. 58 more words

Homeschooling

New Incubator

Don’t get me wrong, I love my automatic temperature regulating coolerbator. It has been back in business for the last week and a half with the collected duck eggs that I gathered from my Khaki Campbell girls. 123 more words

Homesteading

Science Observation: Bird's Nest Day 14

We spent the morning at our co-op, and since it was pouring rain and mostly dark when we left the house, I decided to leave the nest alone until we returned. 72 more words

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