after giving up on my lg incubator.. I HAVE 94 CHICKS!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FLURRYOFTEXAS, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. FLURRYOFTEXAS

    FLURRYOFTEXAS Out Of The Brooder

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    I tried the little giant incubator and had to throw out 4 different hatching and only hatching 5 chicks. i had enough of the disappointment and frustration so i bought a gqf incubator and hatcher. out of 100 eggs i hatched 95 chicks!!!! boy what a relief i was so happy to wake up and have 20 chicks starring at me and when i got home from work another 30 running around...these big cabinet incubators are the way to go!!!!!
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    Amen
     
  3. eeyore75

    eeyore75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I want to get next year......... a big one..... 3 trays & a hatching drawer...... so much trouble I'd get in!!!!!!
     
  4. FLURRYOFTEXAS

    FLURRYOFTEXAS Out Of The Brooder

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  5. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a beautiful sight!

    Whatcha got in there?
     
  6. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw a sportsman on E bay for something like mid 400's yesterday. I have the Sportsman 1502 and have 235 in it right now, looking forward to Saturday evening when I should have a pile running around.
     
  7. farmgirlforever18

    farmgirlforever18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:awww what do you have in there?
     
  8. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, it looks like I may see some Welsummers or Speckled Sussex, Barred Rocks, RIR/Production Reds, some sex-links(?), EEs (?) and I think I see some turkeys in there!

    I just went looking for a new incubator... I think I want the Sportsman 1502. It has the same features than the Brinsea Ova-Easy 190/380 for less money. Yep, lets see how that one goes over with my husband.

    Edited to fix the brain/finger lag induced typo.
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2011
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I love my Sportsman. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cmom likes her sportsman because she's in Florida and never has to turn it on it's so warm there. [​IMG] Now I'm in the cold, so mine runs heating all the time but I don't care, it's the best unit for me. Now the 1550 hatcher is another story, that puppy sucks down water like crazy. Lockdown? Yea, it'll run out of a gallon of water in a day. Yes, I ordered the optional bucket but UPS (Un Professional Services) appearantly lost it when it got here. So, I'm back to the old fast pour.

    Mine should be hatching tomorrow, 235 went into the hatcher, I'd be happy if I got 175. 36 were shipped eggs so I'm not putting much hope out for them.
     

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