So last night while making dinner, I glanced out the kitchen window and saw this lenticular cloud formation in the distance, hovering over Reno:
A few minutes later the colors had deepened a bit:
...further cementing my theory that Reno is a gaping Hellmouth. The locals call this cloud formation that regularly forms over Reno when we're in for a storm the 'Reno Wave'.
fired up the ReptiPro incubator today in preperation for setting
another clutch of eggs tomorrow morning. If all goes well and there are
embryos when I candle them on May 17th, hatch date SHOULD be June 7th.
So far I've gathered almost 2 dozen from our large breed chickens (no
bantams this time around), hopefully we'll get some big chicks from our
flock this time!
Right now we've got 2 broody hens
setting--Sonic, our golden laced Giant Cochin and Pompadour, one of our
gray Giant Cochins. Both are mature enough to be moms. The little
d'Uccles have dropped their broodyness and are slowly getting