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Brinsea or Little Giant

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hawgon, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2011
    Vancouver, WA
    Looking to incubate some chicken eggs for egg layers and educational reasons for my grand-daughters...Have been searching around and it sounds like Brinsea and Little Giant are the two most popular for novices. Any pro or cons to either one? Only plan on doing 3-10 or 15 eggs at a time. Any ideas, or input is appreciated....
  2. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 25, 2010
    Kansas City
    Brinsea for sure. I like my lg, but it takes a lot of babying to get a good hatch with them. I think brinseas are pretty much set and forget. [​IMG]
  3. georgiagail

    georgiagail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Brinsea hands down.

  4. Chickety Charcoal

    Chickety Charcoal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2011
    Westchester County, NY
    Brinsea is what I used for my first hatch ever. It IS set it and forget it. My work schedule keeps me away from home most of the time so I couldn't afford missing turning, temp or humidity adjustments. Today I got my first chick!

  5. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    East bay
    Brinsea has much less of a "learning curve" LG can be touchy and a real pain. Brinseas customer service is great, and the solid plastics will last you longer than styrofoam.

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