Ordered a bator...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MaineChickens, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So now I guess I need to set the basement up as a permanent brooder?

    Ordered a genesis 1588 last night. I am going to wait till at least February to start hatching... uh huh...

    Help! [​IMG]
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    What are you going to hatch first???? [​IMG]
    I hope to get one by spring too.
     
  3. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations! Prepare to go broke buying eggs! [​IMG]
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Have fun! Its the worst addiction ever. I am going through a withdrawal and I pulled the plug 2 days ago. I spend about $100-$200 on eggs a year.
     
  5. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Congrats on the new bator.
     
  6. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're gonna love love love your 1588 but not til Feb!?! Good luck with that! I'm using mine for the first time right now and I love love love it! It arrived last Fri - same day as the eggs I ordered. How's that for luck? I used an LG still air before w no turner. I keep feeling like I should be doing something ( checking, turning etc) but everytime I go check, it is right on!
     
  7. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, that is the plan anyway. I don't know if I can hold out that long. I want to start with some quail first, since keeping them inside shouldn't be too bad over the winter. Then on to chickens!

    We'll see how long I make it before I have eggs in it!
     
  8. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    February?? You might as well "practice" now, so you will be ready for the chickens, right??
    I have two of those bators. Just got them a couple of months ago. And, they haven't stopped running since. LOVE them. Be prepared to become addicted!!
     
  9. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am going to wait till at least February to start hatching... uh huh...

    Liar, liar,
    pants on fire! [​IMG]
     
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  10. Litewings

    Litewings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are you going to know if it works if you don't do a test run?

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    (But don't listen to me. I hate the idea of encouraging another human being to get this addicted to poultry.)

    p.s.

    Welcome to the club. [​IMG]

    Litewings
     

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