Is this a good incubator to get ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by porkchop48, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would get the model with a fan.
     
  3. ApronStrings

    ApronStrings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Circulated air models work much better than still air. They don't run too much more in $$, so spend the extra and your hatch results will be notably better.
     
  4. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok fan... Circulating air...

    Back to ebay I go.
     
  5. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would look at the Genesis 1588
     
  6. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Any just asking... Is there a reason you reccomended this one?

    Do the genesis 1588 come with the air circulation fan?

    I can not see to find where it says if it does or does not.
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I got the genesis this spring, with fan and turner. It is so steady temp wise, and makes your life so much easier. The additional cost is not such a big deal if you are going to be hatching a lot of eggs. If you are just going to do this a few times,i would recommend a less expensive bator, or even if you are handy a home made one, it is really rewarding to hatch chicks out that way.
     
  8. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    I have a Genesis 1588 and I love it. It keeps temp and humidity. And the hatch rate is good. All I have to do is plug it in, add eggs, then wait 18 days, then add water for lockdown. Hope that helps. [​IMG]
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  9. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Down at the bottom of the pictures have your fan kit installed. I have heard it is good Gloria Jean
     

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