“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

On Saturday I placed a dozen eggs in the incubator, after completing my tests and observations.  I am pretty happy with the set up, so I feel that I might have a good chance for the eggs to hatch with some healthy chickens. I mentioned that my hens had been collecting their eggs, and I Read more about “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau[…]

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.” – John Wooden

It has been almost 10 days since I started my little experiment in growing beans with a variety of liquids.  I am sad to say that it appears that none of the beans have sprouted.  I am not sure why this has happened… it could be related to the bean seeds, they were on the Read more about “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.” – John Wooden[…]

“A place for everything, everything in its place.” – Benjamin Franklin

Tomorrow is the Huon Show, an event that I have been anticipating for quiet a lone time now.  We have several plans for the show, each of my children want a showbag, Kitty is hoping to find a couple of great little Hens to join our flock.  I want to find an Australorp Rooster (hopefully Read more about “A place for everything, everything in its place.” – Benjamin Franklin[…]

“Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.” – Steve Albini

I have a bit of a problem.  I have various liquids that I can add to my plants to help them grow, such as: Seasol Compost Tea Worm Tea Water The problem is, I don’t know which would be best.  I decided that I needed to run a little experiment to decide what would be Read more about “Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.” – Steve Albini[…]

“Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.” – Samuel Richardson

So I have been testing the incubator and I have received some mixed results.  I have actually had to check with the company that made the product so that I could be sure it is all in order.  During my tests I have had the incubator up to the suitable temperature (it does fluctuate a Read more about “Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.” – Samuel Richardson[…]