Incuview Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thunder83, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well in the end, of the eggs that were fertile, I had the following hatch rates:

    Dominique: 5/6
    Swedish Flower: 3/6
    Cream Legbar: 1/2

    I had 5 eggs that had fully formed chicks in them that never pipped internally, which is disappointing. When I opened up the eggs, the inner membranes didn't seem very tight but they were dry on the outside, is that shrink wrapped? I think it was just too dry in the house throughout the incubation and the eggs lost too much moisture. I think the Dominique eggs suffered the least because they were the biggest and that's why most of them made it.

    Overall I am happy with the performance of the incubator when it comes to keeping temps stable, I just have to be more careful about humidity in the future and maybe keep my hatching to the Spring/Summer months when it's not an issue.

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  2. batchhatchin

    batchhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so out of all the eggs I put in the hatcher I had 13 of 18 hatch. I've got two more possibles. I'm pretty much happy with the results.
     
  3. LittleRock

    LittleRock Out Of The Brooder

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    I just finished reading all 292 posts and am officially sold. I was set on the Hova Bator Genesis, but now am going to order the Incuview. Thank you all for the info and feedback. It is most appreciated. :) And congrats on all your successes!
     
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  4. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom True BYC Addict

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    You sound like me. I have still never purchased any incubator. And I was told the Genesis 1588 was the one to get.

    Now I think I'd get one of these when I finally do purchase.
     
  5. LittleRock

    LittleRock Out Of The Brooder

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    I will be ordering mine this weekend. I hope they have a Black Friday sale. That may just be hopeful thinking though. I know someone posted early in the conversation that they received $5 off with code facebook5, so I'll be trying that as well. Either way, it's getting ordered this weekend so I can have a hatch or two of my backyard mixes before I put in some gamefowl and turkey eggs.
     
  6. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom True BYC Addict

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    Oh!!!! I forgot about "black friday".... If they have a great deal would you let us know? [​IMG]
     
  7. LittleRock

    LittleRock Out Of The Brooder

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    Absolutely!! HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
     
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  9. Happy Dad

    Happy Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome thread with a TON of great useful information.

    I ordered one :)
     
  10. pdx2phx

    pdx2phx Chased by Chickens

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    We just got one of these and have set our first batch of eggs! [​IMG] We set small eggs (Serama) and the automatic turner isn't really 'turning' them. They're just scooting along side-to-side so we're having to hand turn them anyway which kinda defeats the purpose. We didn't notice this 'scooting' rather than turning right away - when we candled them a few days ago they were definitely developing 'stuck' on one side of the shell. I have since been hand turning them and trying to get them to develop more evenly in the shell (if that makes sense).

    Are these developing eggs goners now? [​IMG]

    One of the reasons we got this one was that you could supposedly use it with quail and other small eggs. Anyone have advice for us? Otherwise we're happy with it (temp and humidity holds well and the view is great.
     

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