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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:02 pm 
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I didn't want to hijack the other post about the Hexabator. These are my new additions, three are pure Light Sussex(i think) one is a Sussex x isa and one is Sussex x bantam mix(looks like her mum as a chick). Another eight due next Thur/Fri.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:15 pm 
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Well it looks like the hexabator is a great success. I wonder where the name comes from. Is there any hexagonal shapes in it, or even anything that might be related to the number six? Doesn't matter - just wondering.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:17 pm 
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aren't they just darling!!
i am at 5 1/2 weeks and 4 weeks with some silkies hatched by hens. they will grow fast!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:26 am 
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The Hexabator.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 8:41 am 
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:rofl: Well that's just wrong. It looks like an octogon to me. It should be an Octobator. :rofl: Thanks for the pic F&C. Now I know what they look like.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:06 pm 
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They are so cute so did you have any trouble at all with the hexabator...how many eggs did you put in??? did you have to put anything in to take the heatsink?? about all the question I have just bought one and about to use it in the next couple of weeks.....sharon


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 5:11 pm 
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Well... i think the Hexabator is doing a good job. The eight i had due today/tomorrow are well and truly on there way. Five pipped last night and have progressed well with large cracks and one out of it's shell this afternoon. The remaining eggs have also pipped so hopefully i'll get 8/8. I'll post pic's later.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:43 pm 
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Are you sure its not octobator :rofl: Anyway... what lovely chooks you have there! They group up so fast (sniff) :upset:

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:45 pm 
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Hi,

I'm new at this and haven't got an incubator yet - plan to very soon.....

A very beginner question... how do you turn the eggs with the Hexabator??

Having never even seen an incubator I don't know the first thing about this but I know some have auto turn.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:28 pm 
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Gorgeous chickens :) Well done!

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:32 pm 
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Izzy890 wrote:
Are you sure its not octobator :rofl: Anyway... what lovely chooks you have there! They group up so fast (sniff) :upset:


*Grow up so fast :aaargh:

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:02 pm 
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Well...i ended up with eight out of eight but one little one didn't make it through the night. Strange coloured little bunch as their brothers and sisters from last weeks hatch were all white.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:22 pm 
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Who cares about the colour they're beautiful :lol:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 2:08 pm 
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Not disapointed with the colours. Every time a egg hatches i'm hoping for something different. I love the coloured chicks. They're my favourites.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 4:29 pm 
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Thats good :D What type of chook are they? :?

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