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3 egg incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by davecash, Sep 16, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its usually used for classrooms and educational purposes, its 110 volt, it holds 3 eggs... does it work?
     
  2. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it yellow with a clear plastic dome lid? If so then yes they work quite nicely.
     
  3. mdbucks

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    Quote:137 for 3 eggs??? for that price they better gaurantee that non-fertile eggs will hatch.

    At that price someone else is hatching my 3 CHICKS and delivering them to my door




    R-Com Digital 3-egg Incubator NEW
    119.00
    18.00
    137.00
     
  4. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is one for 12 bucks on ebay brand new.. diff brand, though
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Ah, the 12 buck dome ones I think are crud... did I say that? They seem more like a gimmick to me and what are you gong to do if one is infertile and one doesn't hatch???? I say anyone is better off gong for a home made bator with a heat lamp... since I think that plastic 12 dollar dome is just a bulb in a plastic dome.
     
  6. mdbucks

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    did you mean crud or crude. Crude yes but they do work. If your kids teacher said they needed 137 to hatch out 3 eggs what would you think is it a gaurantee that all three hatch?? I know I would have a what are they spending my money on moment. With the $10 one ezch class gets thier own incubator and if one or two chicks hatch everyone is happy.



    How are you gonna feel if you spend 137 on a BRINSEA and get infertile eggs or one doesn't hatch
     
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  7. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do the 10 buck ones work though?
     
  8. mdbucks

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    Quote:Sorry Silkiechicken didn't mean to BASH you with last post, I agree if you have time for not much more you can build your own and hatch out more than 3 eggs, but to answere the original post, yes they work, and regardless of how much you spend or how the bator is made you chance not getting a good hatch or starting with infertile egg.
     
  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    mdbucks, no bashing was taken. One thing I found with people trying to hatch eggs in their classrooms is that most schools, especially in this area, shut heat off for nights and weekends to conserve energy. This causes the room temps to drop down into the 60's over the weekends and the tiny bators can't keep up with the heat requirement. The larger bators that are out of school budget range though seem to be able to keep on working though.
     
  10. jackiedon

    jackiedon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought one of the $12 bators but I haven't used it because like silkie said you can't control the temp it's just a nightlight bulb. You can have it for the cost of shipping.

    I let the teacher use my LG bator for classroom hatching and I normally transport the bator back and forth on the weekend. Last year I was new to hatching eggs and only knew to order from Murray McMurray and their eggs are delivered on Fridays which means most of the time the eggs hatch on Friday. Kids miss most of it.

    This year I know more and know a local farmer who could give us fresh eggs and hopefully this spring I will have enough of my own eggs for hatching.

    jackie
     

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