incubators?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CHICKENCRAZY50, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. CHICKENCRAZY50

    CHICKENCRAZY50 Just Hatched

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    Im thinking about hatching some eggs next spring. just wouldering what kind of incubator is best? and how big of one i need and all that good stuff :)

    Thanks for our help:)
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    How many egg's are you planing on hatching ?????????



    Do you plan on becoming addicted to hatching well no body really plans on it that is just an end result so think about what you would like to do and if you only want to do 10 or less get a small one and if you want a bigger one make sure you get one with a turner ......


    e-bay has a good selection look there then look the incubators up and how much are you will to pay is the big question and that will the real determiner here .....
     
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  3. chickster5003

    chickster5003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For 10-12 eggs get the Janoel 10 incubator, ITS AMAZING
     
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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've used the Genesis styrofoam incubators with circulating fan and automatic egg turner on a number of occasions, and always had a good hatch rate from them. They hold up to 70 chicken eggs, and can be purchased for under $200. You can see a picture of a nice one at http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/full_view_picture_window_incubator.html. If you purchase one, just be sure and get one with the automatic egg turner.
     
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  5. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been using my styrafoam Hovabator for the last 8 years and never had a problem with it. It has the fan with it and for a few years I used the automatic turner. This will hold about 60 chicken eggs.
     
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  6. HeatherFitz

    HeatherFitz New Egg

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    I'm interested in this too! Thanks for your advice!
     

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