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does anyone here use the buddy egg monitor

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Berynn, Feb 5, 2008.

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    I ran into a woman at my feed store who shows silkies, she told me that 5 days after her eggs were in the bater she puts them on her buddy digital egg heart monitor and it tells her asap if there is a heart beat or not.
    I looked it up it seems pretty cool. They are expensive. I found one on ebay for 100.00
     
  2. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

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    [​IMG] Bump...kinda curious myself...
     
  3. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
  4. sgray136

    sgray136 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If I hatched eggs for a living I might consider one. But I don't. It is pricey. I can buy feed and eggs and more chicks as an alternative with the money. Do the currency exchange from pounds to American dollars. You can buy an R-com 20.
     
  6. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats very true , awfully expensive for a hobby..... now if I made money on my hobby it might be different.

    It would be kewl though.

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  7. sgray136

    sgray136 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm still huntin up an old slide projector to use as a candler.
     
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  8. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw that the first time around and got to wondering if one of those BEBE heart sound things would work, of course I gave mine away when I thought I was done having kids 6 years ago, I have 1 4 year old and a 20 month old.
     
  9. PamelaD

    PamelaD New Egg

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    I bought the Buddy Egg Monitor and it was a waste of money. I do not know how it performs with chicken eggs, but it is useless for turkey eggs. Used the monitor after ten days incubation and the machine flat lined all the eggs. I then candled the eggs and more than half of them were fertile. The Buddy has now being returned for a refund.
     
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  10. snowsadriftin

    snowsadriftin New Egg

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    Did you get your buddy egg monitor returned? If not, I may be interested in purchasing it. Chicken eggs are much thinner shelled, and an acquaintance of mine uses one successfully.
     

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