Looking to buy an incubator, small scale and dependable..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by trunkman, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    I'm looking to buy an incubator, I'm new to this and don't know what I'm doing. I'd like to incubate about 6 to 12 chicks at a time, can anyone recommend a fairly cheap and dependable and easy to use incubator? I want to produce my own eggs and meat from the flock I have and need a little bit of education on the subject. [​IMG]
  2. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Bushnell, FL.
    I have both a Hova bator and a Little Giant, both are forced air and have egg turners. The LG is very touchy and has limited water storage. The hova bator is much more stable (in my opinion) and has alot more water storage thereby making it much easier to maintain the humidity. Both the LG and the Hova bator will hold 42 eggs with the egg turner. Also there is the brinsea octagon 20, I have no experence with this unit but I am told that of the small table top units it is the better unit. almost a set it and forget it type unit. It is very well made and much easier to clean and sanitize then the syrofoam bators . I hope I have helped some.
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2010
  3. ourlittleflock

    ourlittleflock Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2009
    North Carolina

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