Kathleen Batch 2

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Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:36 pm

Well she has done a stellar job with all 9 hatched. Nice fast hatch too. She already has them outside.
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#40 has so far hatched 3/4
Given the weather I am amazed.
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RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by muffin57 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:05 pm

So awesome Killerbunny, congratulations! Proud mama with such cute babies!
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by windwalkingwolf » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:36 pm

Whoo hoo! Who's the daddy(s)?
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Kbr42 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:40 pm

:stars: Congratulations
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Happy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:45 pm

So adorable! Congrats Kathleen, #40 and KB
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:04 pm

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:36 pm
Whoo hoo! Who's the daddy(s)?
The Daddy is "Fast Eddie" Stephens grandson. Al should be happy because this is the boy he is getting :-)
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Trio of Blue Columbian Wyandottes
Mutt chickens for eggs
RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Happy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:17 pm

KB I'm curious. How many turkeys do you typically keep through winter?
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:38 pm

Happy wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:17 pm
KB I'm curious. How many turkeys do you typically keep through winter?
Well it depends! No I usually keep from 8-11 (or as I like to say 'I'm only keeping 5 females this winter) roflmbo :laugh:
I really am going to cut down this winter, although more is better for huddling in the coop for warmth.
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Beltsville Small White turkeys.
Trio of Blue Columbian Wyandottes
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RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Happy » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:23 pm

Lol ok I was wondering because #40 was a mother! I was envisioning 40 turkeys and it was boggling my brain. And in chicken math I do believe "5" equals a dozen so you're officially "normal"!
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Re: Kathleen Batch 2

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:41 pm

I just carry on the numbering from year to year because that's how I got the wing bands. This year I am up #79 before the latest hatch. # 40 is 2 years old and Kathleen 4 1/2.
Update, #40 hatched all 4 of her eggs too! What good girls.
I always wing band because there is such confusion with white turkeys. Mine are all pedigreed from Cirrus Hill lines. I have seen "BSWs" at sales which are clearly NOT so at least someone can trace mine.
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Beltsville Small White turkeys.
Trio of Blue Columbian Wyandottes
Mutt chickens for eggs
RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
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