So. Cal- Incubator for free chicks

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Shelanie, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all you so cal chicken lovers I have found myself in a little delima. I have an incubator I love, a hovabator. Well, I got a little carried away bidding on eggs and forgot I bid on a lot of 24 purebreds. My bator will be full thats WITHOUT the 24 I forgot about. Is there anyone locally who would share their incubator with me and I would be more than happy to share the babies. Free, free, free, just share your bator and Ill share my babies! I will even leave you some kind of collateral if it makes you feel more secure.
     
  2. Bleenstar

    Bleenstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where in so cal [​IMG]?
     
  3. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry, I am not near you or I would take you up on it.
    Do you have some sort of county extension service that might lt you borrow one?
    A broody hen perhaps?
    I would, as a last resort even ask around at your local feedstore.
    Alot of times the people there hatch and raise chickens of their own and maybe they could help you out.
    Good luck with it.
     
  4. Bleenstar

    Bleenstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pm me and let me know =P I might lose this tread later
     
  5. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in wine country Temecula but work in Corona. Ill drive if I need to. My husband will kill me if I buy nother bator...
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Wish I had a bator... [​IMG]
     
  7. onthespot

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    What kind of eggs we talkin' here? Might make a difference. I have a bator with a handful of "who cares" kind of eggs in them that I might be able to redistribute amongst some broodies... depends. what you got coming? Mine does not have a fan, btw. Has only been used one time before for a hatch, and has a turner and an Accurite digital humidity and thermometer gauge, plus an old fashioned big ol' thermometer too, just in case, and I live in Riverside, off Pierce St. exit.
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2008
  8. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, here are the eggs Im hatching:
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    Golden, white & Silver Phoenix
    BB Red Phoenix
    White Crested Black Polish
    Golden Laced Wyandottes
    SLW
    White Laced Red Cornish
    Blue & Black Andalusian
    Egyptian Faboumis
    BO
    Light Brahmas
    Black Austrolorpes

    Of course I will not be keeping all of these after they hatch so anyone in the area who is interested (incubator or not) I will share!
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2008
  9. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OnTheSpot what kind of chicken is that in your avatar?
     
  10. onthespot

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    It is my mille fleur cochin roo. He hatched late March this year. He was still a baby then, this is what he looks like now. He already has some babies hatched, out of mottled hens! I think there are ten of them. Anyhow, the one in my avatar is this boy, four months ago.

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