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incubator???

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

  1. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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