Genesis 1588 vs. Brinsea Octagon 20 Advanced EX

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by 6KidsFarm, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. 6KidsFarm

    6KidsFarm In the Brooder

    Feb 12, 2012
    Erda, Utah
    Does anyone have experience with both the Genesis 1588 and Brinsea Octagon 20 Advanced EX? I am trying to decide between them and was wondering if I would see any appreciable difference in hatching success between the two incubators.
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
    I have both incubators. I do have a slightly better hatch rate, 10% or so, in the Brinseas, especially with shipped eggs, probably because of the automatic humidity control. I got the Brinseas mainly because they are pretty much set and go and I don't have to keep checking them. So I don't know that the 20s are worth the extra money if you are just going by hatch rate. I also do not like hatching in them because they are so hard to clean, I usually hatch in the 1588s

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