incubator question?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by albird101, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. albird101

    albird101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright so I wanna make a small busines of selling easter egger chicks, I just love the breed and honestly would like everyone in my neighborhood to enjoy the breed as well, we have 7 week old chicks that should be laying in march so I wanna start it around that time. I'm planning on having one incubator that houses 30-50 eggs except I'm not to familiar with them and I would like more information on them or any recommendations I'm planning on keeping 10 easter egger hens and 1 easter egger roo I'm also planning on haveing 4 game hens for there broody Ness but Ill only select colored eggs for hatching. The thing is I want an incubator that dose everything by itself something that I won't have to turn the eggs or anything I want something that dose everything you just add the water for humidity I don't want some thing to expensive probaly something around 100$ thanks
     
  2. Duckman02

    Duckman02 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't think any of them are "set and forget" ones , regardless of price.
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Brinsea makes a 48-egg capacity incubator if memory serves, that is basically "set and forget", but you're going to pay quite a bit more than $100 for it, I'm afraid... https://www.brinsea.com/p-490-octagon-40-advance-digital-egg-incubator.aspx Building your own is also an option, though it may require a bit more work. Here are some plans:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=19675
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=21547
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=8510
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=19496

    Good luck with your plans and projects!
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC & happy Thanksgiving!
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Good luck finding an incubator and welcome to BYC!
     

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