Anyone in the Seattle area want to put your eggs in my new bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jettgirl24, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Songster

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duvall, WA
    OK, so I'm just about finished building a new incubator out of a wine fridge and I'm really dying to do a test hatch to see how it's working [​IMG]

    I would like to put a couple of eggs from my BO hen and blue cooper marans roo in there just to see what they make but will probably only have three or four eggs at the most and I'm really not sure what the fertility will be on them. Unfortunately I am also about at capacity for adult chickens space-wise until we move to our new house next June so I don't want a whole mess of chicks running around without enough space once they outgrow the brooder. I'm curious if there are any BYC members in the Seattle area who would like to let me incubate some of their eggs to test out the new bator and then you can have your chicks as soon as they hatch. It can comfortably hold 4+ dozen eggs but since this is a test hatch I don't need/want that many. Something more like half a dozen to a full dozen would be awesome. You can have the babies as soon as they hatch, my nly little ask would be that if it ends up that only one of my BO eggs actually hatches that I be able to keep one of the babies from your eggs so I don't have a loner chick. Just to reiterate this would be a test hatch so obviously no garuantees on how the incubator will perform. I can say that so far the temp and humidity have gotten right up in the right range, just waiting on the thermostat to come in the mail to start regulating it.

    I'll be finishing up the bator this next weekend and should get the thermostat in the mail sometime next week so after that I would be ready to go. Let me know if you might be interested as I'd love to hatch some cute little ones soon [​IMG]

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