incubators

  1. P

    Fertilized Eggs for Son

    Hello, My 8 year old son is obsessed with finding fertilized eggs to hatch in the incubator he received for his birthday. We live in Colorado Springs and have 9 girls now. We cannot have roosters, therefore we need to find fertile eggs. We need eggs from cold hardy breeds as we get cold temps...
  2. rosaroca

    Incubator questions

    I am apparently very incubator impaired. Lol I have a Brisnea Mini Eco and find it very hard to get the temp right and even when I do it changes all the time from 99-106 degrees. I also have a Magicfly Digital Mini and for some reason every time I take the top off to candle an egg or whatever, I...
  3. connieconnie

    Best incubator Rcom or Brinsea?

    I was gifted a friend of a friend's incubator, that they used once. It's a janoel24 (approx £100), and I think I now know the reason why they gifted it for nothing. I did one hatch (shipped eggs) and got a 33% hatch rate (4/12). I'm now on my 2nd hatch (shipped eggs again), I'm on day 15 and I'm...
  4. pkarkos

    Internal Dimensions of Incubators? (Brinseas especially)

    Hello! I am doing some research on a new incubator. My rcom mini that I have been using for 10 years is dying, but hopefully it will hatch the eggs in it right now before it goes! Currently, I am torn between the nurture right 360 and coughing up the money for a Brinsea. One thing I am...
  5. pkarkos

    Incubator Questions: Nurture Right 360 forced air / fan? What are the dimensions? Other recommendations?

    Hello! To those of you who have a Nurture Right 360 Incubator, does it have a fan (or is forced air? still not 100% sure about the difference, if there is one) or is it still air? Also, what are the dimensions of the internal chamber? I am looking to get a new tabletop incubator to replace my...
  6. Shay1Bear

    ISO cabinet incubator

    Hi guys! I'm looking for a cabinet incubator for hatching this season, if anyone has one for sale near Oklahoma please let me know. I'm willing to travel! Thanks in advance!
  7. ValerieJ

    First time incubating...will need much help from the experts here on BYC.

    I just received hatching eggs in the mail, only way I could find BO's. They have arrived! :wootNow my broody isn't anymore and I'm incubating. Just bought one and can read the instructions, but I'm sure they will not answer my first question. Some of the eggs were broken and so now all the...
  8. HuffleClaw

    Broody vs Bator...

    Hello! :frow My flock is currently driving me insane...they’ve almost all been broody at least once, but my Bantam Cochins & Silkies 2+ times, so far. :lol: Well, I’ve incubated lots of eggs this year... I love incubating eggs in an incubator, because it’s more "hands-on" I’ve found that I...
  9. Farmer In Training

    Need incubator help!!

    Hey everyone! So, here is the story. I have had a Magicfly incubator for awhile now and have hatched many chicks from it and normally get 95-100 percent hatch rate each time, (SUCH a good incubator) but I decided I wanted something bigger so I ordered a bigger incubator off of amazon with okay...
  10. bushnellchicken

    Help with turner

    So incubator turner is not working so i am wondering what's my best option for 5 dozen eggs. Do i try and hand turn them? Or, would putting a piece of 2x4 under one side of the incubator actually work? Place it under one side every couple of hours then alternate to the other side. The one side...
  11. bushnellchicken

    Incubator help

    Hello there. I am having some issues with a borrowed Rite Farm 3600 incubator and am wondering if anyone could share the owners manual with me?? Person I'm borrowing from does not have it. The issue in having is the turner not working properly sometimes. Truly praying that someone has a manual...
  12. ZoomuKeeper

    Incubating eggs dilemma

    Collected the eggs, 18 really nice ones, perfect shape and size. Placed them in the incubator yesterday. Today the incubator quit. It just stopped working. I am wondering if my eggs will be lost now or do I still have time to run and buy another one tomorrow and save my clutch? Kind of heart...
  13. PlayTheGame

    Homemade incubators

    Post your home made incubator here and if you can, give details of how it worked for you.
  14. M

    Antique incubator

    I have an American Lincoln incubator that can hatch, i believe around 400-500 chicks at a time. It is very large made from solid wood and still works great. and i and having a lot of difficulty finding information about it or the company that made it. Anybody have any ideas???
  15. How to Make 30lbs. of Turkey Sausage; A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing it the Hard Way

    How to Make 30lbs. of Turkey Sausage; A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing it the Hard Way

    1. Obtain 18 fertilized heritage turkey eggs from a friend who raises turkeys 2. Put all the eggs in the incubator without looking up the differences between incubating chicken eggs and turkey eggs 3. Kill all but one of the turkey eggs 4. Cry to your husband 5. Drive 2 hours away to the...
  16. A Simple Guide to Hatching Chicken Eggs

    A Simple Guide to Hatching Chicken Eggs

    Hatching Chickens can be a fun and educational experience for the entire family. How cool is it to watch a small egg turn into a tiny life! And of course when these chicks grow up, your understanding of chickens and their life cycle can be quite rewarding, something you will never forget. So how...
  17. ~cochinlover~

    Help! What is the best incubator for chicken eggs??

    I would like to know what would you recommend for hatching eggs? I have a Styrofoam one and out of 35 eggs... One hatched.... What do you recommend for an incubator??
  18. AlderCreekFarms

    Awesome Auto Incubators under $250?

    So, I guess I have too much time on my hands while my first quail eggs are incubating, but I've been thinking... Wondering what kinds of (storebought) incubators people use for quail...I'm not savvy enough to make my own yet....and your success rates, and if you had it to do over again would you...
  19. M

    My chicks hatched late

    I have 24 eggs at different dates and their marked what day they layed. The first 4 haven’t hatched yet but they were layed on March 9 one of my March 10 eggs just piped and they are at day 29 and look like they are hatching fine but only one has piped yet and I’m confused. Help
  20. TashaP89

    Best incubators for duck eggs

    Can somebody please tell me what is the best small incubator I can get for my duck eggs that I'm not going to spend $100 on?
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