incubator suggestions?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by annabananaandfamily, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone!
    I am seriously looking into getting an incubator before spring so that I can hatch my own eggs. I wouldn't need anything huge to start with (though I can only imagine hatching will be as adicting as raising the chickens already is!). Anyway I have some questions. What incubator(s) do you have? Pros/cons? What would you recommend for a newbie?
     
  2. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What price range? That's always a big factor for us....
     
  3. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, good question! I really don't even know what is reasonable for an incubator. I would like to think I could keep it under $100.
     
  4. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    Well I don't have experiance yet but when I was inquiring about an incubator I got a LOT of people say Hova bator Genesis 1588 with circulated air so that's what I got. Also the automatic turner

    ETA: Nevermind. This cost me almost $200 including shipping
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2011
  5. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can build a very nice one for $100.
     
  6. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think I would trust myself to build one. And can't ask the hubster as I am trying to figure out a way to sneak it in...[​IMG]
     
  7. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no no no no you get your Honey to think its all his IDEA to get a incubator and of course he has to have the best you know you want him to have the best....a nice cabinet incubator is always a good idea...geez girl how long you been married that you dont know you gotta make it all his idea....learn girl learn
     
  9. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hahahaha!
    Why didn't I think of that?
     

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