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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by worms7, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How easy is it to use a incubator
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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Dead easy - but to have high hatch rates can be a little more tricky based on some of the threads i've read. . Check out the incubator threads and you will have an idea of some of the challenges of using them. Maybe check out threads on using them and you will get some insight into the weird and wonderful world of incubators.

    A broody momma is my first choice every time, but we are all different, so why not give it a bash?

    Good luck

    CT

    Just saw this link that Yorkshire coop was guiding another member to - it might help.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/egg-failure-to-hatch-diagnosing-incubation-problems
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2016
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    A lot of it depends on which incubator you are using. You have more expensive set em and forget em bators and you have your more tempormental LGs and everything in between. Incubation/hatching should come after research to understand humidity, how to control it, having accurate gauges, how and when to assist if you need to (if you are willing to), and the basics. There are tips for shipped eggs, tips for high altitude hatching and many more little things that you don't think about before starting a hatch.
     
  4. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could somebody name a set & forget
    incubator
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  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Brinsea advance are your best. Closest you'll come in a styro is Hovabator 1588
     
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    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have both of these models. And a reptipro 6000.
     
  7. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brinsea advanced mini is this a all in/everything bator
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    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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