Early February 2016 Hatch - Who's In?

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by CoopDeDoo, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. TurkenMomma

    TurkenMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your review! I did some thinking and really wanted to spend less than $100 since I'll only really use it for my classroom. And it needed to be self sufficient. I have gone back and forth on those yellow ones. Glad you're having a good experience! I'll probably go with it.
     
  2. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always had good luck on CL - more interest then I chicks/chickens. I try to sell them for slightly more than I paid per egg - say $5 per chick or maybe more if they were really rare and hard to hatch/raise.
     
  3. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    They are cute little fuzzy silkies. I've only been hatching 6 to 10 each time. I've sold half, with plans to sell most. Not a lot of silkies in the area.
     
  4. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age does everyone start trying to sell their chicks? (Day old, at a couple weeks, or...?) Afraid the longer I keep them the more attached I will become.
     
  5. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All ages last time - I had 28 hatch and that is too many for my set up. Sold some as day old, some at a couple of weeks and the rest at about 6-7 weeks. Unfortunately the really friendly chicks that we were getting attached too were all males[​IMG] and we have no roosters allowed in city limits.
     
  6. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to sell them as day old chicks, but in reality I'll want a few days with them to make sure they have a good start, and anyways, it takes a few days before people answer an CL ad. Then I can get my mommy-and-chick time in[​IMG]

    How much would y'all sell hatching eggs for?
    I've got s barnyard mix dozen I thought I'd ask $10 for. Is that too high?
     
  7. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got home from class last night and the incubator had spiked to 101[​IMG]Adjusted it the tiniest little bit - went to bed two hours later and it was holding study at 99.1 - got up this morning and it was 97 [​IMG] Adjusted the tiniest bit again... have to work all day - keep your fingers crossed for the eggs that they won't fried by tonight [​IMG]
     
  8. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here - barnyard mix eggs sell for $10 - $15 a dozen.
     
  9. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have one of these and am planning to use it as a hatcher. Would you have any tips on how to calibrate it?
     
  10. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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