Has Anyone Tried Hatching Chicks In RCOM Juragon Reptile Incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantam Username, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I know some people have used Cabinet Reptile Incubators successfully but has anyone tried hatching chicken eggs in an RCom Juragon? It looks the same as the RCom 20 but I don't know what the difference would be? Its just so much cheaper, has anyone tried and had success with this? [​IMG]
     
  2. number8wire

    number8wire New Egg

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    Hi there. We have just bought one of these reptile incubators to try hatching chickens. Did you follow through on this and if so did it work?
     
  3. thepouts

    thepouts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if you managed to incubate and hatch in this?
     
  4. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I didn't buy one in the end as no one had been able to tell me if you could hatch in one. I just saved up the extra and bought an Rcom20 instead. :)
     
  5. Kippies

    Kippies Out Of The Brooder

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    Did you ever get any result? As these Juragon things still are cheaper :)
     
  6. number8wire

    number8wire New Egg

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    Hi there everyone,
    Yes the reptile incubator works really well, in fact it gets to a higher humidity for hatching much easier than the RCom 20. The difference is you need to manually turn them but we have had 95% success rate from it.
    All the best.
     
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  7. refugeranch

    refugeranch Just Hatched

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    I am about to give it a try with my first 9 eggs. Will keep you posted.
     
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  8. SFogg

    SFogg Just Hatched

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    are you using the RCom Juragon?
     
  9. refugeranch

    refugeranch Just Hatched

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  10. refugeranch

    refugeranch Just Hatched

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    This is the incubator I am using. I set it manually for %45 humidity at 99.5 °F. I am waiting a couple of days for more eggs to try and get enough chick's to be sure they have buddies to keep warm with this winter. Hopefully this incubator is calibrated accurately. 3 different reptile temp )/humidity monitors in there to test, and all 3 have a different reading. So, I am not sure if they will make it or not.
     
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