Incubators...what type

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Can anyone tell me a good brand of incubator to buy...were looking at cheaper but good enough so that it works well and the babies are not dying off on us! Haha I have not even touched a chicken but here I am talking about hatching eggs already! I guess I AM hooked! You all just seem to make it look so easy and FUN [​IMG]
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Get a hova-bator Genesis 1588. I've got 2 of them. You won't regret it. It's got an electronic thermostat so it make the temps easier to keep steady.
     
  3. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Katy! Hovabator Genesis 1588, seems like the easiest one to use [​IMG] I'm still waiting for mine to arrive, I can't wait! [​IMG]
     
  4. MaransGuy

    MaransGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1588!
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    1583s.......I have no problems keeping my temps and humidity!
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:Had to go against the flow didn't ya!! [​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Had to go against the flow didn't ya!! [​IMG]

    LOL Now Katy you know I did!!.. I learned my incubators from an good ol BYC person who knows what she is doing!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Just had to give you trouble! [​IMG]
     
  10. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If u can figure out electrical wiring, make your own. I didnt want electricuted so I got the Little Giant. It was the only kind our feed store carried. It was like 30$. I am putting the eggs in tomorrow. This is myfirst. I heard alot of bad reviews on here, but then a new post came w people having 100% hatches in em too. Just make due with what u can. There's also a topic about people in the 50s usin crock pots and slow cookers. i figure if a crock pot can do it then so can I. I'll just have to moniter more closely than if I had an expensive one.
     

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