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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Buster, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I have had interest in my chicks locally plus a friend is buying all the ones that I can hatch that I don't sell locally, so I made a deal with DW that I would keep 3 dozen eggs on hand for her to sell to people or give away or use for eating and when I get three dozen again I'll start collecting for setting in the bators again.

    Well, I still had a dozen eggs in the refrigerator yesterday when I set 4 dozen in the Sportsman and today I am back up over 3 dozen eggs in the frig. Time to start collecting for setting again. This goes FAST! I think I'll fill that bator in no time. I get about 7 dozen eggs a week. Very soon I'll have my buffs and BBS orps separated back into breeding pens. I can hardly wait!
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] there is a sucker born every minute. [​IMG] you can't leave the bator empty for 5 minutes... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    I'm pretty sure this is why I am not letting myself buy a bator! It is very tempting though!
  4. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Nope- I got down to 1 egg left and set 4 dozen.

    I forgot to include the eggs in the Hovabator.
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Well, I'm not doing this for fun- I have these pre-sold. I am selling all I can locally and then with the ones left I'm selling to a friend until she has 200.
  6. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Quote:You just keep tellin' yourself that, Buster! [​IMG]

    We'll all be here to support you when the addiction takes over. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    You WILL become consumed with it, trust me! [​IMG]
  7. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    oh Buster! just fess up! you can't be true to others until you're true to yourself! [​IMG]
  8. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    So what happens when the Sprtsman is filled. Or did you order another one already? [​IMG]
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Quote:That was exactly what I was thinking!! [​IMG]

    Does she realize how many eggs you get?? [​IMG]
  10. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    What do you mean "when the addiction takes over", Shelley? Looks to me like it's a done deal! [​IMG]

    Buster, you might as well order one of those incubators that are the size of a small bedroom. Looks like you're going to need it very soon! Oh, and you can just send your Sportsman to me since you won't be needing it any longer!! [​IMG]

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