Mini Dome Incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Henriettahen, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. Henriettahen

    Henriettahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever used one?

    They are tiny..only hold like 2 or 3 eggs.



    I have never hatched eggs before... I would like to try with 2 or 3 bantam eggs.....

    would this work?
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I heard they are horrible.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've never used one, but from what I've read on here, the concensus is that they're pretty much a waste of money.
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I think if you save up you can buy a GQF on ebay for a good price.
     
  5. Henriettahen

    Henriettahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your replies,

    what is a GQF?
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    GQF makes Hova Bator . The 1588 is one of the better models. It takes out the alot of the guess work in temps.
     
  7. Henriettahen

    Henriettahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh Ic..looks like a good one.


    how much do you think I could get it for used?
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Without a turner you can get a new one for a little over $100 at Cutler Supply. That's what I use and I really like them.
     
  9. Henriettahen

    Henriettahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]


    without a turner..how do you rotate the eggs??

    by hand??

    wouldn't that let heat out?
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If you can afford it buy the turner. It's worth it.
     

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