Cheap Incubators

Discussion in 'Quail' started by thekid, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. matefrio

    matefrio Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 13, 2011
    I don't see incubators on that sight. It is kinda cool though.
  3. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    sorry forgot to copy and paste the thing on ebay
  4. ThaJuicyJuice

    ThaJuicyJuice Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2011
    I hatched with one of those about 20 years ago. got 1/3. The thing was about as good as it looks. I think it was 15.95 which included shipping. 8 years old, with penny rolls. It did get me started raising chickens at a young age though.
  5. joe125

    joe125 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2010
    If you want to spend less than $20 on an incubator, have a stable ambient room temp. for the incubation period, and like to add/remove foal, tweak light bulbs, etc...then you can hatch eggs in that thing.

    I ordered that thing from gqf back in 1972 along with 6 bob eggs. I got a 0% hatch rate because of many different factors. After that screw up, I secured 6 more bob eggs from a local source, and got a 90% hatch rate.
    It can work with various tweaks, but I don't recommend it!

    Save your grass cutting money, and drop around $100 on a serious incubator. Just MHO [​IMG]
  6. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Even an LG is better than that thing. Read some of the reviews on gqf. They said it broke more kid's hearts than santa not coming down the chimney and some other eh choice words...[​IMG]
  7. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    lol i cant believe it would be 1.25 thoughk whats the cheepest you ever saw?
  8. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2009
    Tampa Bay
    Quote:Yea, what a waste of money and broken hearts.....

    Whoever makes and sells this junk shold be incarcerated.

    Small cardboard box with 25W lightbulb stuck in it will get better results if you pay attention.

    And it is almost FREE.
  9. Webersome123

    Webersome123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2012
    Howard County, MD
    The cheapest I evar got was 5.99

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