Considering an incubator...advice please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hrhta812, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. hrhta812

    hrhta812 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 27, 2009
    Lebanon, IN
    I always thought I'd prefer natural hatching but I have been thinking about getting a small incubator to try that route. I would only want to do a few eggs, maybe 5-10, at a time.

    Low price is important, but some idiot-proofing features would be good, too, so I hope to find a balance.

    I would appreciate suggestions, comments, ideas...thanks!
  2. cannedman

    cannedman New Egg

    Dec 26, 2012
    South Central Kentucky
    I have always built my on bators. The most I have ever spent was $45.00. The hatch rate has always been between 80 and 100 percent. The main thing is do your home work before you decide which way you are going to go. Google is your friend when you are looking for information.

    Good luck and happy hatching.[​IMG]
  3. Grassman 52

    Grassman 52 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2012
    Ludlow Mass
    Havobators are good small units that allow you to grow a little - after I purchased my cabinet (Dicky) incubator, I use my Havabotor as a hatcher so its easier to clean.

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