Incubators ????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jimbo1989, May 24, 2016.

  1. jimbo1989

    jimbo1989 Songster

    May 27, 2012
    springfield ma
    What brands and models would be best for a first experience .looking around now ....
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Songster

    Sep 23, 2015
    Deer park, Washington
    I wouldn't get the little giant 9300 still air..
    Doesn't keep even temps. Even if you ad a fan... personally I'd build one before I'd buy another.. lots of threads on here to help with that..
    Just depends on how handy you are..
    My farm inovater worked good till the thermostat started acting up. . End up rebuilding that one..

    The hovabator I got came to me with a bad thermostat. . Rebuilt that one too.. out of all 3 id say the hovabator was best insulated. .
  3. TurksPoultry

    TurksPoultry Songster

    Apr 13, 2016

    Good info from Rod-T!!

    I am a hatcher and I Love my brinsea incubators. They're seriously expensive though. I found mine second hand thru CraigsList an didn't pay but around half price. The Turner on my Octogon 40 failed but I have no trouble turning the bator as a whole.

    Like Rod, if I was to restart with my current knowledge? Id build it myself from the ground up. Then w the 300$ I've put into 2 of these things, I could have the capacity I desire, plus auto turners, and still have $ left for lots of cool gadgets such as a hatch cam.
    Last edited: May 24, 2016

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