Got my bator yesterday!!! I can't wait!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bearcat73, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. bearcat73

    bearcat73 Songster

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    Got my 1588 yesterday and I plan on setting it up tonight to get it regulated and hope to set my eggs on Sunday or Monday.

    For my first batch I'm doing 8 red Dorkings, 6 pure Ameraucanas, and 6 SL Wyandottes.

    I can't wait!
     
  2. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Songster

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    Good luck!!! I go to pick up my first Bator today! I bought a Hova Bator from a lady off craigslist. Not sure of the model number, just know it has a big viewing window! I have no clue what I want to hatch yet! But first I have to buy it a Auto turner (she didn't have one with this one). I don't think I could turn eggs 3 times a day with my busy life! I would probably mess it up. I was thinking Silkies! Anyone have silkie eggs out there?? They are super cute!!
     
  3. linebacker

    linebacker Songster

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    Congrats Bearcat.
    I wish you the best of luck. Just beware you have now started a habit that can and probably will last a lifetime. LOL
    Brad
     
  4. championny

    championny Songster

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    I remember when I bought my LG incubator. I was so excited. I did however learn that i am very impatient since now on day 17 I am getting more and more anxious for these little guys to come.. You'll see what I mean! [​IMG]
     
  5. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Songster

    bearcat73, make sure you pick up a second thermo to make sure the temp is correct as the ones that noramly come with these foam bators are not correct.

    Hope you have a great hatch....


    Charlie
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2008
  6. bearcat73

    bearcat73 Songster

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    wilds of pa - I just got back from walmart with my candling flashlight and digital thermom/hygrometer. [​IMG]
     
  7. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Bearcat where did you find red dorkings? Congrats and Happy Hatching
     
  8. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

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    edwards, ms
    I just got my lg from corey nc. yeah
     
  9. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
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    Gettin mine Sunday. Thanx for the tip about the thermometer. I'll have to get one of those too.
     

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