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by JimW
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Good Morning!
Replies: 530
Views: 7626

Re: Good Morning!

KimChick, I fish Eastern Ontario a lot as well, but there is not the same type of fishery in Eastern Ontario that can match the Great Lakes when you are after certain species. We usually eat fish once or twice a week and prefer fish I catch. I fish Lake Erie for walleye. Eastern Ontario has lots of ...
by JimW
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Good Morning!
Replies: 530
Views: 7626

Re: Good Morning!

Safe trip . Hope all goes well. When's your first Fishin trip this year ? Hey Ross first fishing trip 1st or 2nd weekend in May if things go as planned. How you doing these days Ross? My best fishing buddy just bought a used Great Lakes fishing boat .... 26 feet cuddy cabin, captains chairs fully r...
by JimW
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Good Morning!
Replies: 530
Views: 7626

Re: Good Morning!

Good morning. Rare to be on here in the morning. Chicken Road Tripin’ today just waiting to meet the first person of the day to sell them some birds then 6 more stops them home.

Have a nice sunny day

JimW
by JimW
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Good Morning!
Replies: 530
Views: 7626

Re: Good Morning!

Good evening.

Friday night poultry road trippin’!!!!!

All I have to say .,,, time to get back on the road

JimW
by JimW
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Coop Designs and Building Plans
Topic: New Breeder Pens
Replies: 30
Views: 2306

Re: New Breeder Pens

Pressure treated wood is a lot less toxic than it use to be, I am sure some people are against using pressure treated wood with birds, I am not sure if any real issue, since they do not chew. JimW I think it may be a problem if the chemical would leach out of the wood and in to the ground they scra...
by JimW
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Coop Designs and Building Plans
Topic: New Breeder Pens
Replies: 30
Views: 2306

Re: New Breeder Pens

Question Jim about your hoop pens - which I love - that is a great solution for me for the three seasons, I would bring the chickens into the barn coops in winter - is that untreated pine you are using for the base? Would pressure treated be an option? Or is that not a good mix with birds? I'm just...
by JimW
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Guest Speaker Reccomendations
Replies: 25
Views: 328

Re: Guest Speaker Reccomendations

Hey Chicken Ninja great to hear from you. I don't know if he does talks or travels around much anymore but maybe Gerald Donnelly, would be a good speaker. He has been breeding for years and has kind of a connection to Guelph since he is one of the people that took the U of Guelph's Beltsville Small ...
by JimW
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Incubating and Hatching
Topic: Humidity
Replies: 71
Views: 2526

Re: Humidity

Yes developing chicks giving off heat can change your humidity reading because you are measuring relative humidity not the actual amount of water in the air. And warm air holds more moisture than cooler air.
by JimW
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted Black Cooper Marans Rooster. FOUND
Replies: 8
Views: 227

Re: Wanted Black Cooper Marans Rooster. FOUND

Sounds good I will message you later in the week when I know my exact plans Still on the look out. I have 1 extra BC Marans rooster I can spare. He hatched late summer 2O17 some healed frostbite damage on comb but very healthy. I am probably coming to Picton area this coming Friday after work or the...
by JimW
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Incubating and Hatching
Topic: Humidity
Replies: 71
Views: 2526

Re: Humidity

The eggs need to lose moisture as they incubate so should not be sucking in moisture if humidity is too high moisture will move into the egg if humidity too low than too much moisture will lost from the eggs.

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