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I can get a Incubator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by train2110, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. train2110

    train2110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    eastern New York
    My wife has agreeded to let me get an incubtor with the tax return money!! [​IMG] Now comes the fun part of choosing the right one. Looking at only about ten eggs at a time.
  2. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would get a Hova-Bator (1588, 1602n, really anything in the hova line) or a Brinsea Octagon 20
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    You can build a really nice one for the price of a store bought one.
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    Meyer hatchery has package deals at good prices. I'm with Baralak I have hova-bator 1602n, It does a good job.
  5. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    We are in love with our ExoTerra bator. [​IMG]
  6. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    East bay
    Def. check out brinsea if you plan for smaller hatches, they have some cool looking plastic ones with an external turner (love external turners, no unloading eggs for lockdown, just pull out the rails and take the unit off the turner.)
  7. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    I'm getting a Brower top hatch,will be ordering it tommorow. [​IMG]
    I hope you get one the one you want and have lots of hatches.
  8. train2110

    train2110 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    eastern New York
    Thanks everyone, there are some really good sugestions here. [​IMG]
  9. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2010
    bell gardens, ca

    i built a fridgabator that holds 60 eggs for 100 bucks... the most expensive part was a used temp controller for 50 bucks...

    but, my friend scored a hovabator with turner on CL for 50 bucks too...

    so i dunno... shop around...

    good luck...
  10. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Only ten eggs at a time? Far too few.

    You should not look at anything that holds less than twenty eggs and you'll soon outgrow that.

    In fact I think you should eliminate the preliminaries and just go straight to a cabinet incubator like I did. You'll be much happier for having saved all the intermediary bother.

    I bought a Dickey myself. Excellent incubator.

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