Bators ASAP

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kgw, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. kgw

    kgw Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting about 25 to 30 eggs this week And need a incubator NOW (most eggs are Seramas) My feed Store will let me borrow his but it would be my like it will break. I have called all over Tulsa and no one has them and need to order it. I want a reputable dealer that can ship ( I will pay for extra delivery) any Ideas?
     
  2. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a few questions

    price range

    how many eggs do you need it to hold\\
    do you want an automatic turner
     
  3. kgw

    kgw Out Of The Brooder

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    I saw one webpage that had one for around $60. No turner. Don't need a turner as I can turn them every day.
    25 to 30
    at least 16 will be seramas
     
  4. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2009
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    well than problably a styrofoam incubator lookn up hovabator
     
  5. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hovabator. Good luck with your hatch--cutting it kinda close--I like to have my incubator set up and stabilized a few days before I put eggs in, so pay extra for the fast delivery! Good luck!
     
  6. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tractor supply should have LG bators. Some people do great with them...others, not so much. Brinsea usually delivers in 2 days, and they have an octagon that holds 24 standard eggs. Seramas are smaller so they 'should' all fit. I believe the octagon eco is $99 and brinsea is pretty reliable.

    Whatever you do...don't buy an incubator thinking "I'll only use it this once" cause that just doesn't happen! That is exactly how I ended up with 3 incubators...THEN a cabinet bator. [​IMG]
     
  7. kgw

    kgw Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks MuranoFarms, THATS what I was looking for!
     
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  8. kgw

    kgw Out Of The Brooder

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    I just check out that Brinsea, $300? that breaks down to $15 an egg!
     
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    thumbless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just break that down over several batches over the next several years, It will start paying you.
     
  10. kgw

    kgw Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe, but since Zoning says I can only have 6 chickens and I am only doing this to get the Seramas, thats kind of overdoing it. If I wasn't in a rush I could probably build a bigger one than them at a fraction of the price.
     

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