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I have 4 precious eggs in LG-should I get a Brinsea Advance Mini ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jarsheart, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jarsheart

    Jarsheart Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 27, 2010
    I have 4 very precious eggs in my current LG still air incubator. I was caught unprepared when my hens decided to lay eggs again, and I quickly set up my incubator and placed 4 eggs inside. Today is day 4 and at least 2 are fertile, yippee !! I want to give these eggs the best chance possible for a successful hatch. Should I order a Brinsea Advance Mini and switch the eggs to that when I get it, or do I get a super great thermometer and hydrometer and PRAY PRAY PRAY and stay with the LG ?

    Many thanks,

  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    That would be an excellent idea, in my not-so-humble opinion.
  3. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Bushnell, FL.
    I agree .....
  4. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Boyers, Pa
    YES! [​IMG] I have LG's and I have Brinsea's. The LG needs more babying and doesn't hold temps as well. Plus the Brinsea will have a fan.
  5. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

    Apr 20, 2010
    Not to grab your thread OP just wanted to shout out to MuranoFarms...Your in Boyers, PA...I'm a little south of you between Harrisville and Butler. Hey! [​IMG]
  6. jenfork

    jenfork Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 1, 2010
    Northern NJ
    I have the mini advance. I hatched 6 out of 7 eggs on my first try. I would recommend it.
  7. bantyman

    bantyman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2008
    Blue Ridge GA
    The Brinsea is one of the best little bators you could get ahold of No trouble to operate at all
  8. mitch324

    mitch324 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2009
    Macedon, NY
    If you have the money I would go for it.

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