Is this a good incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by StateLine DG, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. StateLine DG

    StateLine DG New Egg

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    http://www.tractorsupply.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay_10551_10001_28385_-1______?rFlag=true&cFlag=1

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    can get it for $35(my Mom works at TSC). Also, is it better to have an egg turner or can I hand turn the eggs?

    I am trying to see if it will be worth hatching out eggs and selling them or if I'm better off just to wait on getting chickens. I know I'm not going to get "rich"...I've been around animals long enough to know that! [​IMG] Oh and do you think I could easily sell mixed breed pullets for egg layers? My grandma has mostly Buff Orpringtons(including the rooster) and a few others...
     
  2. bradybrady09

    bradybrady09 BANNED

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    i personally own 3 of these incubators and have had great hatch rates and i turn my eggs by hand another thing some people would rather have the "Muts" or mixed breed egg layers me being one of them so if you decide to do this and are willing to ship the chicks i would be first in line!
     
  3. KristaChickenWhisperer

    KristaChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought the same bator! Its good to hear that it works well!
     
  4. jonty

    jonty Out Of The Brooder

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    Why are you waiting. For $35 you cant go wrong and it starts you off in incubation. Always get a better automatic one if your happy after a few hatches.
     
  5. StateLine DG

    StateLine DG New Egg

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    if you decide to do this and are willing to ship the chicks i would be first in line!

    Really? I haven't got a definite yes out of my dad yet on the whole hatching eggs and then selling them(I'm not allowed to keep them) thing. If I had people that wanted them...I just might be able to do this! [​IMG] I'm also glad to hear that these bators work good.

    Why are you waiting.

    Because I've got to have a plan worked out with my dad...prove that the the chicks will sell, so I won't have to keep them myself. [​IMG]
     
  6. StateLine DG

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    My grandma has mostly Buff Orpringtons(including the rooster) and a few others...

    I told you wrong...she has mostly Buff Comets. She used to have BO's. [​IMG] And I know one of the hens is a Barred Rock.​
     

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