Is this a good price?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cms1113, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. cms1113

    cms1113 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    I made a ghetto little incubator out of a cardboard box for my first hatch. It seems to be keeping a steady temp and humidity but i seen a 1602N Hovabator on ebay for $42.99+12.99 s/h, that seems like a good price to me. But is it?
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quote:Depending on shipping, it's about right.

    I would suggest you try for a fan-assisted tho, they are much easier to use.
  3. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2009
    St. Augustine, Florida
    I would try your home made first and see how it hatches. If it does good than I wouldnt get another one. But if it does not do good there will be much better deals than that one. But thats what I would do. Goodluck.
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I have that same one, and just finished hatching chicks in it. Got 14 out of 16 to hatch. thats a good price.
  5. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    ghetto incubator [​IMG]

    Sounds like a good price. Be sure to disinfect it before you use it.
  6. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Do you have a feed store or tractor supply near you? If so, I think the prices are pretty similar (at least they are here), but without having to pay the shipping price.

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