Need advice on buying an incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by riverswan, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. riverswan

    riverswan Out Of The Brooder

    I started raising chickens last spring and now would like to try incubating this year. I have been looking at various incubators but not sure if any are more reliable or any are to be avoided. One I am wondering about is the Rite Farm products, Model 2400 in particular. Any one have used these incubators and recommend them? Thanks.
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the GQF Hova-bators are tried and true, the 1602n is the best bang for the buck (add a fan and they are as good as any), the 1588 has a few more nicer features at a higher price.
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I too would recommend the Hovabator over any other styro. The 1583 and the 1588 have the nice picture window. The 1583 is a bit cheaper and doesn't have the digital set up that the 1588 does.
     
  4. riverswan

    riverswan Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for your replies, I ordered a bator from Peavey Mart that was on sale but it didn't come in for a few months so I ended up boring one from a friend and it worked well. I will search again for a bator next year.
     

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