first time... maybe some tips?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dave_Cash69, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i plan on getting one of the small incubators which hold 3 eggs
    what do i need to know about incubation before i get started?
     
  2. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are these incubators good? personal experiances with these would be appreciated.,
     
  3. twigg

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    Quote:Really .... you get what you pay for [​IMG]

    The only half decent tiny incubator is the R-Com, but it costs over $100.

    You will find it very tough to maintain stable temperature and humidity is this ..... incubator, but you might be very dedicated, and very lucky, so who knows [​IMG]
     
  4. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bahhh, okay,
     
  5. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    Quote:lol .....

    Don't let it put you off. Decent incubators can be made from stuff most of us have around the house .... way better than that one.

    %50 should get you a Hova ..... etc, etc
     
  6. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You want some good advise don't buy some cheap styrofoam bator and once you start incubating you'll wish you had one that incubated a crap load more than 3 at a time. There are many home DIY bators that i have heard that work good. I run a 1502 Sportsman and never regreted it. If that is out of your price range then look into the DIY bators. I hope this helps.
     
  7. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea i dont know any1 that has had luck with those little 20 dollar dome 3 egg holding things i dont even call them incubators if you are smart for like 20 or 30 dollars more you can get a hovabator 1602n or a little giant incubator just check on amazon thats wher ei got my hovabator 1602n from some
    heres where i got my bator it went up a few dollars since i got it since spring is comming up so the earlier you but the cheaper they are
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000G3HF0E
     
  8. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little Giants at tractor supply co. Goodluck.
     

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