Can you recommend good incubators that are not real expensive?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WhisperingWinds, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. WhisperingWinds

    WhisperingWinds Out Of The Brooder

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    Any thoughts, experiences with different incubators would be appreciated.

    Any that people would say stay away from?

    Thanks
    Stacey
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    What is really expensive?

    How many eggs do you want to hatch?

    How important is seeing in the incubator during hatch?

    Would you want to turn the eggs yourself?

    Those are all things that need to be thought of before I can help you any further :)
     
  3. WhisperingWinds

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    sorry,
    I would like to stay around 100 bucks or less
    I can turn myself
    yes want to see
    maybe 10-20 eggs at a time...

    Thanks
     
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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    For a hundred bucks you are not going to get anything that great. It is probably worth spending a little more and getting something more reliable, like a Hova Bator 1588. LG's are notoriously unreliable.
     
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  6. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I agree - That is the one I have. Genesis Hovabator 1588 (digital).

    These ones I recommended are Hovabator as well - and they sell them for $99 at my feed store.
     
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    try anything but a Little Giant. In my experience they will do "0" to back their product. paul
     
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  9. WhisperingWinds

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    Thanks I had looked at one of those first... but thinking I will get one of the 1588 hovabator, have been reading reviews, and most all are very happy with it.
     
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