Best incubator to buy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lulu The Silkie chicken, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. Lulu The Silkie chicken

    Lulu The Silkie chicken Hatching

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    Hi what is the best incubator to buy
     
  2. Kruchti

    Kruchti Chirping

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    I love my r-com!!
    I also liked my hovabator genesis
     
  3. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    It depends on your needs. I have a nice little 9-12 egg Magicfly incubator, and that’s great for my little backyard flock. If you need more or rely on your flock, you should get one of those 48 ones. :)
     
  4. Lulu The Silkie chicken

    Lulu The Silkie chicken Hatching

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    OK thx I'll check those out I want to sell a few chicks to make some money back I have a homemade incubator but I was wondering if anyone store bought one would do better mine hatched 9/25 eggs so far is that good for a homemade incubator
     
  5. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    I guess depend on your budget and how many you want to hatch.

    I have used the brinsea 20 adv. And the hovabator genesis with good results.

    But if you want to sell chicks and hatch a lot. Look at gqf and dickey cabinets by the time you purchase 1 or 2 of the better small incubators. You can put a little more money with it and have a excellent incubator with plenty of room for large or small hatched. Plus you can hatch in them if so desired.

    Some 1202 cabinets older ones can be found on Craigslist for about 200 to 300 dollars.
     
  6. Lulu The Silkie chicken

    Lulu The Silkie chicken Hatching

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    OK the I might try getting a cabinet one my grandparents has one that holds 1200 eggs you think it would still work after no use for 10 yrs or do they die out if not used
     
  7. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    I would give it a good cleaning. Plug it in and see if it works. Probably the thing that may cause an issue after setting would be the thermostat if it's a wafer.
    1200 eggs is a big incubator.
     
  8. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

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    :welcome
     
  9. Lulu The Silkie chicken

    Lulu The Silkie chicken Hatching

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    OK the for the info
     
  10. Dmitrys

    Dmitrys Songster

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    I'd like to see it :eek:
     

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