anyone have a cabinet incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by blue90292, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    i'm thinking about getting one for a Christmas present and would like some feedback on what is the best kind.

  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    We have the GQF Sportsman and Brinsea OvaEasy 380. I like them both, but prefer the Sportsman.

  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:I wish I could get one for Christmas, my DH thinks we have too many chickens as it it. I just love incubating![​IMG]
  4. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    i was thinking about getting the sportsman. i'm glad to hear you like it. is it easy to clean?? that's my biggest worry.

    lol. i found a source to buy all my chickens and found another source that'll buy as many ducks as i can hatch. that would be the only reason i'm getting it.
  5. billson1

    billson1 In the Brooder

    Jan 22, 2007
    lecenter minnesota
    they are fairly easy to clean the back comes off there are like 12 screws that hold it on we just use a air hose and blow it out then wash it with a bleach water solution,then we take all the metal trays to the car wash
  6. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    I have a sporstsman and ova easy 380. Prefer the ova. Better air flow in it. Comes with a clear door standard. Is easier to move and has a better price for the capacity.
  7. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    I have 2 old GQF Sportsman's model 1202.
    One with a turner & one without.

    I really like them. Of course I prefer the one with a turner!!!
    I'd love to upgrade to the clear acrylic door though.

    Last edited: Sep 25, 2007
  8. Arklady

    Arklady Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    I also have a gqf sportsman I don't remember the model right off... but its got a clear door. I took the bottom tray out so I can use that area for a hatcher lol.

    It's so cool to see them pipping...

  9. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    thank you all for your responses!

    hey, arklady, my girls are 4 months old now and i have a splash marans roo. i'll let you know when they start laying. when i see that they're fertile, i'll send you a dozen for cost of shipping so you can tell me what the hatch rate is. sound kewl??


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