Need help on a good incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by blkpoodles, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm planing on getting an incubator for Christmas(or maybe sooner hehe) Planing on asking my husband to get me one and I want a good one, Looking at Jefferspet.com going to buy an automatic egg turner.
    Here's the link
    http://www.jefferslivestock.com/category.asp?camid=LIV&c=3505&c2c=sc
    can I have your input please, I do not want to spend a fortune on it
    Thank you
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Are you planning to hatch a lot of eggs, or a few?
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How much do you like to spend?

    How many eggs do you want to incubate at the time?

    most of us are dont use the still air incubator.
    we like the Genesis 1588 or the brinsea eco

    also you will need a digital thermometer hydrometer combo and testing the hydrometer before use is recomended

    google hydrometer salt test and you will find how

    this is a good thrtmomrter hydrometer combo
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  4. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    probably start off with few, im not 100% sure to be honest, i was also thinking of the HovaBator
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    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i made an incubator with a cardboard box and a lightbulb [​IMG] it works seriously but if you really want to buy one then but the Hovabator with the automatic turner (a lot of people can turn 6 times a day) its good and i have 13 eggs in there right now!
     
  7. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i heard that was good, i tried the cardboard box thing and i failed. i saw a hovabator on ebay for like 93.00 it has the digital thermometer and hydrometer and auto egg turner, i was gonna buy a turbofan too. is that a good idea? is the temp in the house a big deal? i was gonna keep it in our spare room where the door stays closed so its colder in there then the rest of the house
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