does anyone here use the buddy egg monitor

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

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

    Oct 13, 2007
    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

    Jan 22, 2008
    [​IMG] Bump...kinda curious myself...
  3. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
  4. sgray136

    sgray136 Songster

    May 11, 2007
    Huntertown, Indiana
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    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 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    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 Songster

    May 11, 2007
    Huntertown, Indiana
    I'm still huntin up an old slide projector to use as a candler.
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2008
  8. luvzmybabz

    luvzmybabz Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    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 Hatching

    Sep 8, 2013
    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 Hatching

    Jan 22, 2016
    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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