Good deal on hatcher!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sara, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I went to a sale the other week, and got this older GFQ for $25.00. I figured it might not work, but after bringing it home and plugging it in it works just fine. I'm in the process of cleaning and sterilizing it so that I can use it. Now I can just use my Sportsman to incubate, and this one to hatch [​IMG]

    I took all the hatching trays out to clean them, but here is a picture:
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2009
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    awsome .
  3. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    great find, but is the partial board serounding the hatcher or is it the main walls, if its the main its not GQF, but the parts might be. GQF paints there 'bators gold/yellow
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2009
  4. metcalfmk

    metcalfmk Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2008
    Huntsville, TX
    Score!! Good luck with it!!
  5. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Buck Creek Chickens ~ Are you sure? this is a 1250 which is no longer made, it has a metal tag on it from GQF. Either way it works, and will do the job. I know my newer Sportsman is yellow, but I thought maybe that was a new thing..
  6. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Wow, I'd love to run across a deal like that. If it works I wouldn't care what brand it is.
  7. CityChicker

    CityChicker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    I think it is a real GQF. I have seen a couple other old models that were particle board. Either way, that was a great deal!
  8. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
    Wow. I am so happy for you. BTW - your old hovabator is presently stuffed with eggs! So many, I took out the turner and am turning by hand. lol

    Let us know how it does
  9. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:LOL, it should do great for you [​IMG]
  10. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Cartersville, Ky
    It is a GQF...older model [​IMG]

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