My bators here!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DUCKGIRL89, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I probublly should of said this yesterday but forgot. But anyway its here! The eggs come next week! I got a hovabator. Sooooo excited!
     
  2. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    That's exciting! I'd have it all opened and reading the manual word by word! YOu'll learn soooo much ---- enjoy!
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know have alreadt learned sooo much even before I deicided to do eggs.
     
  4. 2 britts

    2 britts Out Of The Brooder

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    Make sure you have it all set up and regulated before the eggs come(which I'm sure you will). I got a Hobavator for Christmas and couldn't wait to get started! I did about 4 hatches and now they're starting to lay eggs. It makes it all worth while when everything comes full circle. Have fun and keep us posted!
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will. And I was planning on getting it atarted the day they arived so they could rest a day, and then the bator should be ready. Would that work?
     
  6. 2 britts

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    You might want to set it up a couple of days before the eggs come so you can have your temperature and humidity stable. It might take a few adjustments before you get it right.
     
  7. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How exciting!!! Glad you got it, I can't wait to get mine!!! Let us know how it goes [​IMG]
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so should I set it up on the 21st since the eggs come on the 23rd through the 29th, and is it ok to run it with no eggs inside?
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations! [​IMG] I love my Hovabators, especially my 1588 [​IMG] Yes, it's perfectly fine to run it without eggs.
     
  10. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will it take up TONS of energy? Cause I dont know if my mom will allow that?
     

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