Mini digital egg incubator, 12 quail eggs (9 chicken eggs)

Average User Rating:
3.71429/5,

Recent User Reviews

  1. chantels1
    4/5,
    "6/7 hatched"
    Pros - forced air, digital temp, quiet, recovers humidity quickly
    Cons - instructions stink, mechanics on the top, so I can't see eggs easily. But you can still see them.
    I never hatch a lot of eggs. Usually a dozen or less, so my old brower top hatch was too big and unstable, and became noisy as the bearings wore. It wasn't consistent and I needed a new one ASAP. So I ordered what I could afford. After reading many satisfied reviews on this, I bought it. I put in 7 eggs from my pullet. All developed well. 1 died around day 15, so it didn't go into lock down. I hatched all 6 that did go into lockdown!!!

    I do suggest watching the multiple youtube videos on this incubator and calibrate the incubator. Set it on a padded surface to help hold consistent temps, and wrap a towel or blanket around the base. I did all of these. I live in an old house with inconsistent temperatures. So I did get temps fluctuating from 95.5-101.5, but not often and it didn't seem to effect egg development. All hatched day 21 as they should.

    I did have a corded hygrometer/thermometer in the incubator to track humidity. I ran a dryish incubation period. Humidity levels from 10-50%, but averaged around 25-30%. Hatch I bumped it up to 72% on average, but sometimes as low as 63% and as high as 82%. neither stayed high or low long as I am glued to the incubator at hatch time.

    The cord did let some heat and humidity escape, so I did duct tape around the end the cord went in to help it stay consistent. I may make a small notch in the rim of the bator for my cord on my next hatch.

    My highest hatch rate was about 65% is my old bator and this one it was 83%, so I am very thrilled!
    Purchase Price:
    73.00
    Purchase Date:
    03/2018
  2. trophywife
    4/5,
    "Time will tell. I'll update"
    Pros - Great heat control
    Cons - Regulating humidity is challenging
    It's good but it has its drawbacks. Regulating the humidity is the thorn in my side right now. I go into lockdown on Sunday and I'll update. I received 8 eggs, 2 fertile 1 stopped developing at day 10. Fingers crossed for my big boy. His/her egg was one of the largest in the bator. It's supposed to be a silkie but the egg is about as big as a regular egg. Time will tell :)
  3. paramount
    5/5,
    "Surrprisingly useful!"
    Pros - Very affordable
    Cons - No way to meter humidity
    After trying one of these out on a complete whim because of the low price, I now have six of these incubators in regular use.

    The instructions included were rather "iffy", but after reviewing videos on YouTube, operation became a breeze.

    In addition to good hatches on my own eggs, I've even had great success with eggs shipped in from over 2000+ miles away.

    Really cannot hesitate to recommend these to people who want a low cost, small incubator.
    Purchase Price:
    50
    Purchase Date:
    Sept 2017

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  1. jwebb418
    Has anyone tried the (what I assume is the newer) rectangle one? ASIN B078MMXTCW
  2. trophywife
    It's good but it has its drawbacks. Regulating the humidity is the thorn in my side right now. I go into lockdown on Sunday and I'll update. I received 8 eggs, 2 fertile 1 stopped developing at day 10. Fingers crossed for my big boy. His/her egg was one of the largest in the bator. It's supposed to be a silkie but the egg is about as big as a regular egg. Time will tell :)
  3. Ahmada_1993
    I have one and I just figure it out

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