Bought my 'bator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hatchaholic, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    I finally cracked under the pressure....After weeks of reading about everyone's egg-hatching experiences, I finally gave in and ordered a genesis 1588. What am I thinking??? LOL. [​IMG]

    I guess I'm truly hooked now!
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    [​IMG] byc can make you go chicken crazy... [​IMG]

    [​IMG] more incubators
  3. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Songster

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    You lucky bird!

    Keep me posted on how it works! That is the one I am going to get!

    What kind of eggs you gonna put in there?

    Yup, you've been bitten by the chicken bug [​IMG]
  4. another one gone! LOL Welcome to the *dark* side sweety! It's much fun here. Just wait till you are stressing because you have more eggs than will fit in the bator.
  5. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    [​IMG] Don't waste any time ordering your second one for a "hatcher" because of your staggered hatches!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Yep, I have gotten to where I tell people, if they've never incubated eggs, don't start...There is NO WAY to go back!!
  7. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    Congratulations on the 'bator [​IMG]. What are you going to hatch first [​IMG]?
  8. SGM

    SGM Songster

    Aug 18, 2008
    Easley, SC
    Why do you think I have a 1588????? Its all these BYC people! Haha I love it though! First hatch is due this weekend!!! [​IMG] Congratulations!!!
  9. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    I have no clue what I'm going to hatch. I haven't thought that far ahead...[​IMG]

    Right now, we mainly have black sex-links, a couple of barred rocks, and a few cochins. I also have some silkies, naked necks, and wyandottes that are 5 weeks now.

    What are some good suggestions??
  10. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    Hatch a moderate batch of a breed that doesn't have feathered feet or 5 toes (I know that 5 toed breeds [especially Silkies] need to get out of the egg the first day or they will get "incubator foot" where the feet are slightly deformed (but they can still walk).

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