Getting the flock out of here - a diary of a crazy chicken man

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ozexpat, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

  2. AtlantaChick

    AtlantaChick Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 15, 2012
    This has been dinner time reading for the past couple of weeks - thanks for letting us all follow along!
  3. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    OZ those are some busted up looking eggs you got there man :(
    i sure hope my wrapping jobs kept those buffs from getting all smashed

  4. JanO

    JanO Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2012
    Western Washington
    Cripes!!! That bator is huge! I can't wait to see how it looks when it's complete and you test it out. How many eggs do you think it's going to hold?
  5. rkalgren

    rkalgren Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 16, 2010
    That is one large incubator.
  6. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2012
    Los Angeles, California
    Holy Egg Cookers Batman!! LOL so sorry about the wellies and the BCMs...that sux! [​IMG]

    [​IMG] hoping for great hatch with the eggs you've set!!
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
  8. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist

    Aug 1, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    Nice idea but Really do not like the foam inserts, as eggs are usually too big for them and ALWAYS break en route

    As for the bator....speechless [​IMG]
  9. LFchixranch

    LFchixranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 9, 2013
    South Central PA
    I have never expected you do anything half ***** my friend, but man that's one huge bator. Go BIG or go home I take it..... I hope you plan to supply the rest of the islands with chicks in the next years. I was actually talking with my brother about building a cabinet bator, but he'd crap himself if I gave him those measurements. I don't think I could fill a cabinet one up with purchased eggs the first time, I can't imagine trying to fill that thing up every 21 days. BERNIE your gonna be building A LOT of coups. I'm thinking your gonna have to go vertical with the coups with roofing sheets of tin or fiberglass in between each level and a ladder to collect eggs,(opps I forget I am talking to OZ[​IMG], He will have it automated in 20 weeks, to go right into the bator and placed in each turner space). You go Oz
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  10. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm


    Ok - so its big but not that big. LOL

    It holds 6 trays of eggs on each shelf. 2 shelves and the goose eggs on the bottom.

    I did set 6 geese and 15 muscovies under my buddy's ducks

    I will catch up with everyone tomorrow. I am currently parked outside a shakey's pizza joint usurping internet buying Mrz Oz her last ticket back to Bacolod for school. The semester finished Saturday.

    The road/ferry trip was like an episode of amazing race, We did not come in first but we did not get eliminated. Ironically, Basically all we ate for 36 hours were boiled eggs.
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