Bator just arrived!! Should I fire it up???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chantecler, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. chantecler

    chantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI Guys

    Just received my hovabator 1588 with turner. Should I try it out?
    It's freeking cold here and have no idea what I would do with the chicks until the spring??? I guess I could keep them inside until they are old enough to move the brooder out in the coop. Probably 8 weeks? [​IMG]
    My DH would be thrilled to have a handfull of peeps in the house for two months!!! [​IMG]

    Should I????
     
  2. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have to ask???? you know darn well that everyone here will tell you "GO FOR IT" [​IMG]
    hatch
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  3. chantecler

    chantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, I know [​IMG]
    I just wanted to be enabled!!

    But I am concerned about the cold and when I'll be able to put them in the coop. I'm sure I'll figure something out....[​IMG]
    I want babies now!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] I'd wait, there is nothing like stinky dusty chickens in the house for months!!! You can wait a month can't you ? [​IMG]
     
  5. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    Do it do it do it do it do it do it do it do it do it do it do it
    Then look crazy when hubby asks about it what eggs in the bator hunny? I don't know what you mean! Lol
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    AND - its so neat to be able to put the little ones out during the day and watch them trying to act BIG and taking dust baths etc...


    (I made a little tractor to do just that with my babies!)
     
  7. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Here, maybe THIS will help you come to a rational, well thought out, clear-headed decision:

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  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] not fair, I'll post a picture of stinky poop!
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Go for it! I loaded mine last Thursday night and am anxiously waiting for the arrival of my little fuzz butts. I've been a little unsure about the brooding thing, but hey! We'll just go with the flow and do what's necessary. [​IMG]

    Fire that thing up and hatch away! [​IMG]
     
  10. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Chicken Obsessed

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    If you can put up with the stink..

    I would not do it, myself..

    all the rest of you people are no help at all.. I hope none of you are on AA's support call list..[​IMG]
     

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