Building an Incubator, Part II

Building an Incubator, Part II. Wiring the fan, placement of items, building an egg turner, and crash course in incubation.


Partially Developed (Graphic Photos)

Today we cleaned out the incubator and opened the eggs that didn’t hatch.  They passed away for one reason or another, though I didn’t look close enough or open any up to look.  But I did think it was neat to see them in their different stages of development. The aftermath: WARNING: If you don’t…

An Introduction to Quails

When our friends acquired three chickens for their backyard, I was pretty jealous.  Fresh eggs every morning?  Heck yes!  I considered the possibility of getting my own, but their size and their obvious chicken-ness seemed prohibitive. Then, I read an article that talked about quails and how they produce more eggs and meat for the…