Best incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jerseygirl1, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In your opinion, what is your preferred incubator brand to use with an automatic egg turner for a newbie like me?? [​IMG]
     
  2. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Everyone swears by the Hovabator 1588.
    I was ready to buy one when two GQF Sportsman were listed on a local trade site.
     
  3. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did mine the hard way, I got my first bator and it was an LG9200...I worked and worked at it, but finally learned how to work it just right, temps/humidity right on the button with no problems....

    also have hovabators...2 of them havent fired them up yet...just got them one free from a friend and one on CL for 25.00 complete.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  5. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh heck!!! I need more room than that!....I have 41 eggs at a time...love to hatch
     
  6. jthayerkatz

    jthayerkatz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The best incubator is a broody hen. [​IMG]
    besides that I have used the LG 9200 with sucess and it was also the cheapest one around. I think that hatching has as much to do with the person as it does the bator. if you want something that is set it and forget it be prepared to pay. if you are hands on like me, then go with what you can best afford and then learn the finer points of making it work the way you want.
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  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If I had more room, I'd have a Dickey or a GQF Sportsman.
     
  8. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    best coast
    Quote:Except me! I adore the Turn-x! Great design, works really well!
     
  9. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hovabator 1588
     
  10. maddogmike333

    maddogmike333 Out Of The Brooder

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    i love my brinsea advance.auto turn.
     

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