Best incubator for me...and the winner is...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nikki28, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Nikki28

    Nikki28 David Bowie is my co-pilot

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    I have never hatched eggs before so this is all pretty new to me. For some reason the search feature is taking forever to load so I figured I would just post a new topic. [​IMG]

    I would like to buy an incubator for hatching chickens, quail, duck and turkeys (not at the same time of course [​IMG] )

    We would like to hatch somewhere in the range of 15 - 25 chickens at a time.
    Of course I would like a great quality incubator too with a turner and dependable and so forth. So for all of you top quality hatchers out there what would you recommend?

    Thanks! - Nikki
     
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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    If you don't mind price, Lyon's Turn-X is a great incubator. I've had every egg hatch in mine! The turner is nice, it's forced air and with the TX-7 model, you can get VERY precise temperature control. I love mine!
     
  3. Nikki28

    Nikki28 David Bowie is my co-pilot

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  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    That's the one! I've only done chickens so far. I have a feeling it would work brilliantly for other types of eggs as well.
     
  5. Nikki28

    Nikki28 David Bowie is my co-pilot

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    Thank you so much it sounds like this will be perfect for us!
     
  6. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I hope it'll be the best incubator you'll ever have!
     
  7. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Take a look at Brinsea.com too.
     
  8. Nikki28

    Nikki28 David Bowie is my co-pilot

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    will do! thanks!
     
  9. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    You might have trouble choosing! I think the Turn-X is the best incubator ever but some of those Brinsea ones are nice too! Whichever you end up choosing, I hope you'll like it.
     
  10. PaintedGemsRanch

    PaintedGemsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Hovabator 1588s (the Genisis). Its a preset model. Forced air, with turner. I put 30 viable eggs in 19 days ago and 30 eggs are in lockdown right now. I just hatched 2 weeks ago and put in 18 and had 17 hatch.... I cant say good enough things about it! Holds humidity like a charm and temps (that of course varies on your location too) I bought mine off of Cutler Supply, lowest price (around 175 shipped) I could find and AWESOME customer service. Hope this helps a bit!! Good luck.. oh btw this is only my second hatch ever, I think this bator is foul proof lol.

    Edit to add: Heres the website, just in case! http://www.cutlersupply.com/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_24_28&products_id=213
     
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