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Newbie making incubator

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sioux22, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. sioux22

    sioux22 New Egg

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    Hi all, im new to this, im going to be making my own incubator from a polystyrene box, any hints and tips would be very helpful and much appreciated :) , im wanting to hatch my chinese painted quail eggs that i have in my aviary with my finches,

    Also i recently brought a chicken coop and would like around 3 as pets for me and my kids, what breed chicken would you say are good egg layers but also friendly for children, would like the kids to be able to handle them etc from chicks, was thinking something fancy like silkies, orpingtons, cochin, bantams, which would you say are best, thankyou for reading, Sue xx
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I would pick silkies, or bantam cochins and even seramas if the kids are gentle.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, sioux22, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Good luck on your chicken choice and best wishes!
     
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  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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