Incubators for under $100?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kdubs518, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the second one and the temps and humidity were never easy to maintain. I went back to my LG and have it in the basement after giving up on it. Maybe others had better luck with it.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    That's pretty much the regular gripes with LG's when you go digital in them (the 9300 models and up) you can add that the thermo display is often off by 1-3 degrees and the sensor that hangs down causes even more temp fluctuation if and when it gets jostled.

    Brinseas are about the highest recommended, but you get a portion of the hatching capability in them and chicken math has it's way of making a lot of people wish they had gone with a bigger bator. Either brand though, Brinsea or Hovabator I think you'd be happy with the way they work.
     
  3. Jrose

    Jrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. kdubs518

    kdubs518 Out Of The Brooder

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  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Estimated shipping to TN is $14.95. If you add the incubator to your cart, theres a section to estimate your tax and shipping in there :)
     
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  6. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know how that Bator does.
     
  7. kdubs518

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  8. kyzerc

    kyzerc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 little giants I,have had fair to great hatchs with them.I just bought a gennis 1588 with preset temperature It works as advertised I ordered another gennis today without turner[​IMG]

    [​IMG] these are with little giants,about 100 quail eggs out of 3 hatchs,and a bunch of silkies
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    .Its around $200.00 but about $130.00 with out the turner.You could get the turner later.Im spoiled by turner,didnt have one in little giants.I have my incubator loaded with sikies and every one has a chick in it.Im getting another one of those.Plus for 18.00 you can get an adapter in case power goes out.You hook it to car battery.My ist hatch the power went out for 2 days,they were due next morning.I lost them all.
     
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  9. flocktastic

    flocktastic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just set our 1588 up too!!! So excited! Super user friendly with simple set up!
     
  10. LibbyPchickadee

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    Oh my...here I go, gonna have to read it all and order this incubator! Can't stop myself!
     

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