It is that time of year again when the final preparation takes place before the breeding season is upon us. Well, I say final preparation, but there is always something that needs to be undertaken in a hurry as the eggs begin to gather and settle before going into the incubators.
Today, to take benefit of the weather Brenda power washed the hatchery. So the doors and windows are now open, with a fresh breeze whistling through and drying the place out.
We deep clean at the end of each season, but this ‘freshen up’ alongside the smell of disinfectant brings home the realisation that the season is almost here..