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Is there a decent incubator for under $100?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RebelsHope, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking of trying to hatch out a few eggs. I am not sure that I will be hatching out a lot of eggs so i don't want to spend a lot, but I want it to at least work.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Ebay has sometimes has nice incubators for under $100. They had a brower which a really wanted for $61.
     
  3. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
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  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I love, love, love my brower top hatch. I paid about $150 for mine you can probably find cheaper. I have not lost a hatch yet [​IMG]
     
  5. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    I want a brower for christmas.
     
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  6. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. . . ummm I really want very under $100 and if possible not made of Styrofoam. Or is that asking too much?
     
  7. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    I saw a brower top hatch at the SWAP last weekend used for $75. I wonder if the guy still has it????
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Brower top hatch is made of plastic and dishwasher safe.
     
  9. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Quote:Basic styrofoam incubators cost from about $45 new. Add another $45 for a turner.

    Ebay has them cheaper, but shipping can be high.

    You really do need to pay close attention to the instructions to be successful with these incubators, and take advice here.

    The higher priced ones are a bit more *idiot-proof*, and more forgiving of variations in ambient conditions. Plus easier to clean ... yadda ...yadda ... yadda [​IMG]
     
  10. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    build one! I'm going to try to out of a bread box- that looked so very kewl
     

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