how much would a good incubator cost?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Coopedup:p, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Coopedup:p

    Coopedup:p Chillin' With My Peeps

    i am buying one. but i wou like to know how much a pretty good incubator would be.anyone know? and they should have some at tractor supply right?! haha
     
  2. topeka

    topeka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coopedup:p :

    i am buying one. but i wou like to know how much a pretty good incubator would be.anyone know? and they should have some at tractor supply right?! haha

    LG at tractor supply $45

    If you have the extra money you would probably want a little nicer bater.​
     
  3. PandoraTaylor

    PandoraTaylor RT Poultry n Things

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    depends on many factors:

    what you want to hatch?
    How many at a time?
    how much do you want to do manually?
    How much you want to spend?
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Go to Brinsea.com

    great incubators.
     
  5. Apprentice_egger

    Apprentice_egger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nasco http://www.enasco.com/farmandranch sells a complete incubator kit for only $110.95 which includes a forced air incubator and automatic egg turner. I think it's a good deal for the whole set. The LG you get at TSC will cost you over $120.00 with a fan kit and egg turner, and you'll have to order the fan kit.
     
  6. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    I'd get the best you can afford, myself. Otherwise you might spend more time posting about problems than you do hatching!

    If I was going to point you toward a be-all, end-all machine, I'd say the Dickey. I have not used one but the guy who builds them is alive to offer support and troubleshooting and I have heard it recommended by many different people from different walks of life and different birds. If I hadn't gotten a great deal on my Humidaires, it was my new incubator of choice. The Humidaires were recommended to me as being especially good for waterfowl too though, so that is what I went with. No point in buying the best stock I could and then buying my incubators on the cheap, I figured.
     
  7. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I have a Hovabator 1588. It has a fan, and a temperature that's already factory set. I am the turner. I think if it stopped working I would buy the same one.
     

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