Is this a good incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TherryChicken, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. Hermit House

    Hermit House Out Of The Brooder

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  2. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you, but I cant afford that one
     
  3. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I deff would get that one if I could afford it. I love Brisnea
     
  4. Hermit House

    Hermit House Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, no worries, I understand completely. What are you going to be hatching for? Are you ever going to have 352 eggs in a batch? That's an egg a day from 50 hens each week. (Or 3 weeks of output from 16). My understanding is that you can't just do a 'running cycle' with most incubators, adding eggs as they arrive, but you do em in batches. I could be wrong there, but the larger Brinsea models make the distinction of being able to do continuous cycles like I describe.

    Are you going to be doing a batch every 3 weeks? I did the maths on our 100 egger and we would be buried in chickens just a few cycles. Perhaps a smaller unit but more batches would be an alternative?

    Just curious, not trying to dissuade you from the unit :D
     
  5. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh no I understand :). We will be doing all types of poultry. We will be buying some and adding from our flock. We think we may just go with a GQF cabinet incubator. Has better ratings then the other one I posted lol
     
  6. TherryChicken

    TherryChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    We will be hatching once a month, we're hoping, buy not positive
     

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