Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mandolinmama, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Songster

    Apr 13, 2007
    Urbana Missouri
    Just wondering which incubator most of you are using.
    Is it best to make your own or did you purchase one?
    I've been checking out a really nice looking hovabater online for 79.00, and would like to know it it makes a differance to have a homemade vs a purchased one.
    I'm not worried about money. I'll purchase what I need to have success with the eggs.
    Thanks so much everyone!!

    Donna Sue:)
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    For a small capacity incubator you really can't go wrong with a hovabator. Circulated air one is better than the still air one.

    If money is no object look at the brinsea octagon series.
  3. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Songster

    Feb 27, 2007
    Orlando, Florida
    If you have a local feed/farm supply store, you can prolly see if they have incubators. Some carry incubators with turners. Though personally, I went with a home made one with 2 fans in it. I had to hand turn them, though. I was thinking of adding a turner for the next time I use it. I want a few other different species, plus 2 ducks at most.

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