collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: Invasion of my reloading shed  (Read 2342 times)

Offline jasnt

  • Predator hunter
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 5323
  • Location: deer park
  • Out shooting
  • Groups: WSTA
Invasion of my reloading shed
« on: March 14, 2019, 01:11:19 PM »
We canít keep up with the farm fresh egg demand in my area.  Got 50 today and getting another 50 next week and the week after.  Hoping to be up to 300 next year
243Round ct. 624
338rc 673
2019 Rifle rc 420

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 39120
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2019, 01:17:28 PM »
You better keep shooting the coyotes, bud.
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline Tracker0721

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Dec 2014
  • Posts: 362
  • Location: Malo
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2019, 01:21:56 PM »
 :o thatís a bunch of chickens! Haha organic chicken manure is 4.99-5.99 for 1 cu. ft. Remember that!
May my presence go unnoticed, may my shot be true, may the blood trail be short.

Amen

Offline jasnt

  • Predator hunter
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 5323
  • Location: deer park
  • Out shooting
  • Groups: WSTA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2019, 01:29:00 PM »
Every coyote that shows itís hide on the farm gets shot.   
We do plan on selling chicken manure at some point. Organic and gmo free
243Round ct. 624
338rc 673
2019 Rifle rc 420

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

Offline Machias

  • Trapper
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 16100
  • Location: Worley, ID
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2019, 02:55:23 PM »
Very cool!!  Lots of fun!!  Good luck with them!  What breed you raising?
Fred Moyer


History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.

Offline huntingfool7

  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2009
  • Posts: 1528
  • Location: Puyallup, WA
  • Groups: huntingfool7
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2019, 03:08:28 PM »
Which breed are you going with?

Offline andersonjk4

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 886
  • Location: Spangle, WA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2019, 03:28:00 PM »
Which breed are you going with?

 :yeah:  Looks like Rhode Islands?  Maybe some ameraucanas?  We got 12 RIRs last weekend.  We will have 20-30 this summer.... small beans compared to your operation.

I would like to hear about and see pics your setup for 300+ birds.  Indoor, outdoor, both, free range?   

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+8)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 11012
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2019, 03:42:00 PM »
Whatís a dozen eggs go for?
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline jasnt

  • Predator hunter
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 5323
  • Location: deer park
  • Out shooting
  • Groups: WSTA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2019, 04:34:25 PM »
Yes Rhode Island Reds

$3  dozen
They are in door out door.  Legally speaking they are free range but thatís do to the run. They do get let out from time to time but I move the run when they get it cleaned up. Iíll continue to update this thread as I go.  I got a lot to do in the next few months as Iím currently only set up for 30-40 hens.   
243Round ct. 624
338rc 673
2019 Rifle rc 420

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

Offline Timberstalker

  • Busch Light Rocks
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 7358
  • Location: Tri-Cities
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2019, 06:32:54 PM »
Awesome.
If you aint hunting, you aint livin'

Offline nwwanderer

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 1809
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2019, 06:40:20 AM »
Neat!!  Feed will be 80% or so of your cost, choose wisely.  You might consider moving your water a little to keep splashes off of lamps.  Neighbor lost a barn and some livestock recently from a heat lamp fire.

Offline jasnt

  • Predator hunter
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 5323
  • Location: deer park
  • Out shooting
  • Groups: WSTA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #11 on: March 15, 2019, 07:27:13 AM »
Neat!!  Feed will be 80% or so of your cost, choose wisely.  You might consider moving your water a little to keep splashes off of lamps.  Neighbor lost a barn and some livestock recently from a heat lamp fire.
water is on the cold side now. Pic was taken just after putting chicks in. No water or feed was in the feeders when pic was taken.
Feed is a big cost but my current setup is more than paying for its self. 
Worst case scenario is Iíll have a bunch of laying hens for sale in 6 months
243Round ct. 624
338rc 673
2019 Rifle rc 420

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

Offline PolarBear

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 10095
  • Location: Tatooine
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #12 on: March 15, 2019, 07:46:17 AM »
My garage and barn are inundated with chicks right now and we have more coming all the way through June.  Mostly Easter Egger and exotics.
P&Y bucks & bulls, predators and any game fish that swims!!
Life is too short to settle for dinks!

Offline andersonjk4

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 886
  • Location: Spangle, WA
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #13 on: March 15, 2019, 09:52:52 AM »
Neat!!  Feed will be 80% or so of your cost, choose wisely.  You might consider moving your water a little to keep splashes off of lamps.  Neighbor lost a barn and some livestock recently from a heat lamp fire.
water is on the cold side now. Pic was taken just after putting chicks in. No water or feed was in the feeders when pic was taken.
Feed is a big cost but my current setup is more than paying for its self. 
Worst case scenario is Iíll have a bunch of laying hens for sale in 6 months

Do you get your feed in bulk from a local supplier?

Offline Whitpirate

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1784
  • Location: Duvall, by way of Spokane/Metaline Falls
Re: Invasion of my reloading shed
« Reply #14 on: March 15, 2019, 10:14:25 AM »
Look at Red Bridge in Kettle for a decent production non-GMO layer.  I bought 3 tons of his hog grower mix and 2 of the chicken and was impressed with gain/etc... but trucking to the wetside is just too much to make it sustainable.  I'd need to haul 6-8 tons at a time to make it worth the hauling.  Your mileage is much closer.


https://www.theredbridgefarm.com/

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

Nevada Draw by BeerBugler
[Today at 05:26:20 AM]


Wetside morels by HighlandLofts
[Today at 01:13:23 AM]


WTS WTT brand new in box Mossberg Patriot package 30-06 fluted barrel DBM WS by wrchinook
[Today at 12:45:44 AM]


pronghorn management meetings by Bushcraft
[Yesterday at 11:28:36 PM]


Sheep tags by huntnphool
[Yesterday at 11:26:30 PM]


thoughts by wheels
[Yesterday at 11:03:07 PM]


Well, did ya? by go4itlab
[Yesterday at 10:24:39 PM]


2019 Boat Restoration: Outboard 22 May 2019 by Crunchy
[Yesterday at 10:24:10 PM]


Kelly Hill bear down by RockChuck
[Yesterday at 10:23:50 PM]


Meet Chloe by Westside88
[Yesterday at 09:59:23 PM]


20" spring bear by Limhangerslayer
[Yesterday at 09:28:54 PM]


work for the BSA by Special T
[Yesterday at 09:28:48 PM]


Letís see some Montana bucks by greenhead_killer
[Yesterday at 09:09:48 PM]


Drift boat anchor rope length? by Bullkllr
[Yesterday at 09:04:07 PM]


Witt. Remington 700 factory stock. by jdb
[Yesterday at 09:03:00 PM]


Hanson Fish Co Group Buy #3 - Coho and Spot Prawns by Shannon
[Yesterday at 08:16:21 PM]


Washington State Stuck It To The RV'ers! by Birdguy
[Yesterday at 08:03:34 PM]


For Sale- Ruger M77 Mark II 7MM Mag. Stainless Skeleton Stock by Tree Farmer
[Yesterday at 07:35:33 PM]


Who lives in Arlington by Stein
[Yesterday at 07:35:11 PM]


What is this guy? by ctwiggs1
[Yesterday at 07:30:58 PM]