How bad is still air?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Zahboo, May 1, 2009.

  1. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    I am wanting to get an incubator. We don't want to spend a ton on a 'bator and then if we like the hatching and such, we will improve bator quality. It doesn't have a turner, or a fan. How horrible is this?
     
  2. RightFromtheStartDoula

    RightFromtheStartDoula Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 13, 2009
    Wallkill
    First time hatcher here and I am on Day 19 with 10 eggs in a still air LG bator and I had 1 hatch today in about 10 hours...It works...And I had turn and have a plain old thermometer in it!!...

    God luck...
     
  3. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    I have used still air bators for years with great hatch rates. I put them in class rooms in the local schools. I do have turners in them, because I am not able to get to the schools everyday. And they are closed on the week ends. Plus once I start a batch of eggs, I don't like opening the bator. This is where heat troubles start. You can have good hatches with them if you pay attention to them.
     
  4. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2008
    Eagan,MN

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