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Incubator Question: How do you.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by groominginla, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. groominginla

    groominginla Out Of The Brooder

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    hide a brand new bator that you bought and weren't supposed to buy because DH said no more bators.....[​IMG]. I really really needed an extra. Especially since I am picking up eggs (BCM, Cuckoo Marans and Call Ducks) next monday that he doesn't know about. I am hoping to hatch them in the new, hidden bator and slip them in with the others in the brooder....hope he can't tell ducklings from chicks...lol.
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok...Here's the story....A friend from work gave it to you to hatch some chicken eggs for her....then when they hatch and are ducks instead the same "friend" decided she doesn't want them because they are ducks and decides to give you the incubator and the ducks for all your hard work. [​IMG]
     
  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] LOL I have a better question... how do you hide the new pen and coop you are building because you REALLY need another one? [​IMG]
     
  4. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok....Here's the story.... [​IMG] nevermind I give up.
     
  5. ChickyChickyBaby

    ChickyChickyBaby Barefoot Bantams

    I have no clue! [​IMG]

    Of course my DH doesn't notice things when I first do them......sometimes it takes him a few days. Then he usually just huffs & puffs & shakes his head. Sometimes there's a little eyerolling in there. [​IMG]

    He has been trying to put his foot down about more chickens. He does not want me going anywhere and buying chickens, BUT he doesn't mind if I get eggs to put in the incubator. [​IMG]
     
  6. tay_boe

    tay_boe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I'm trying to figure out the same darn things! We are building 6 more pens and these will be breeding pens yay! But I think he will go into cardiac arrest when he eesbator #4. I'm thinking about putting a tablecloth on the table I have the 3 bators on and hiding the 4th underneath. Do ya think it will work?
     
  7. groominginla

    groominginla Out Of The Brooder

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    Geez...and I thought i was the only chicken sneak....the rabbits i acquire he never notices because he never goes to the rabbit barn, but i can't put the bator out there...temp isn't stable enough. Our renter is moving out...so maybe i'll hide it in the guest house...lol.
     
  8. andalusn

    andalusn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go with out in plain sight. Sitting right next to the other ones..full of course. He won't know if you have always had 3 or 4, they all look alike ... right [​IMG] I bought a Brinsea ECO 20 and set it up.. after about 2 weeks husband asked if that was new. I said yep. It's the one I always wanted.... after a few min he wanted to know "how much did that one cost me?" He got a stink eye and no answer... cost him, who's he kidding? I don't sit at a 8 hour a day job 5 days a week for nothing.... After 31 [​IMG] years you'd think he would know better than to even ask.
     
  9. tay_boe

    tay_boe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha ha I love that idea hey maybe I can leave a full bator at the neighbors or my parents??
     
  10. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bell gardens, ca
    when he sees them just say "Oops?"...
     

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