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Scored a Sportsman and a Battery Brooder today !!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by G Wiz Ranch, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. G Wiz Ranch

    G Wiz Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] We scored today (at least we think so). We bought a GQF Sportsman 1402 incubator and a GQF battery brooder (5 brooders high, automatic waters, and feed troughs) all for only $500. The bator sells for over $500 new and the battery brooder for over $1000. They are like new and the guy said he only used them one season for 3 hatches. I am going to make a hatcher (to look like the 1402) to go with this set up. We don't think will ever have enough eggs to fill the bator at one time, so our plan is to keep it going and add eggs every 6-7 days (3 trays for a 21 day cycle), and then transfer the eggs to a hatcher and then transfer the chicks to the brooder. Here are some pics from GQF's web site, same as ours except ours has a clear door and the bucket on top to fill the water tray.

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  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Sweet! I'm jealous!! Congrats on the find!!!
     

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