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Re: Egg Picking



Use tie wraps, makes it VERY easy to do<G>

Karen
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Thomas" <steve at nixhosting_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: Egg Picking


> I realize this but I generally sell and trade the eggs rather than raise
> them. I have my breeder pairs for now and once they get older I will start
> raising the fry to take the place of those breeders. I currently have an
> endless supply of 1.5 gallon show boxes. I have about 40 already stocked
> with live food cultures. I pay $.99 for them at home depot and they are
> always stocked so I can get as many as I need.
>
> It takes me so long to make mops. When I make the ball at the top and go
to
> tie the piece around it I can never get it tight. I always need a third
hand
> and that's why I have trouble with them. Actually now that I just said
that
> I think I have an idea. Forget tieing yarn at the tops. I could use
elastics
> :) . I think I just made my mop making 100% easier.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <LeeH920226 at aol_com>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 3:56 PM
> Subject: Re: Egg Picking
>
>
> >
> > In a message dated 1/9/03 3:47:04 PM, steve at nixhosting_com writes:
> >
> > << That would require so much extra room. I get eggs everyday. I would
> need
> >
> > sooooo many mops. In the end going this route would only be more of a
> >
> > hassle. >>
> >
> > Have you considered where you are going to put the fry? Space
limitations
> > will be much more restrictive than the number of mops. They will get
> recycled
> > as soon as the fry hatch. If you put the mop in a plastic shoe box that
> will
> > automatically become the first fry container. If you pick the mops they
> will
> > still require that same space when they hatch.
> >
> > Lee Harper
> > Media, PA
> > USA
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