buying a second bator tomorrow!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessiewoodard57, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Bushnell, FL.
    I had to discard 42 eggs that I candled at 10 days and found to be clear. I had bought these for $1.50 per dozen(guess you get what you pay for) I would have been better off eating them!!!!

    I reloaded the bator with 50 eggs, 3 EE and 47 RIR. I bought 4 dozen RIR eggs for $4 per dozen from a gentleman I had used in the past with great hatch results. and the 3 EEs are from our own stock. you would think 50 eggs is enough but no another of the people I buy eggs from had 1 dozen + partridge Cochin eggs for sale and I bought those too so now I have to buy another bator in the morning.

    Now I know I'm hooked!
  2. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Bushnell, FL.
    I candled tonight and out of 74 eggs I had to toss only 1!!!! [​IMG] 4 are iffy but I will wait and candle again in a week. This is great sure beats throwing away 48 eggs!!

    Soon as the first bator empties I plan on reloading with more eggs from the same supplier. I saw his flock and was impressed. In fact, I bought a nice large RIR roo from him for 8 dollars (he has 150 roos that free roam). I had 5 hens with no roo, boy do they love him.
  3. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    Nice [​IMG] Chicken addiction is fun!
  4. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2007
    I just did the same thing today!!! I went to tsc and got another cheapo to hatch in so I could set more eggs....I cant wait to get my good incubator in february with tax return $...I want a cabnet one either brinsea or sportsman havent decided yet.
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    'Ain't hatching fun? [​IMG] - I too just bought myself another incubator. I now have three, but one is so cheap and terrible I never use it anymore. I just don't want to throw it away though. I tried getting a fan for it but I wasted $50 on a broken fan. [​IMG]

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