Need sme advice about incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SusanJK, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. SusanJK

    SusanJK Hatching

    Mar 4, 2015
    I bought a incubator from tractor supply and it sucks! the temp on the thing is off and the humidity is off too. I lost one baby chick because of it. I want a better one can anyone give some advice on what would be good?

  2. Bradfordj

    Bradfordj Chirping

    Mar 11, 2015
    Saskatchewan, Canada
    The temps are off on almost all of them, you need to get a quality calibrated thermometer that you trust, never the one on the bator. From the research I have done brinsea seems to be top of the list if your wallet is deep enough, next seems to be hova-bator. Although I would recommend the digital one, as the wafer style thermostats seem to be unreliable over time. I am looking at purchasing a new bator myself and its between Hova-bator genesis and incuview plastic bator. Look it up, read reviews, and make a go from there.
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    xs 2 Never trust the gages on the incubator. You can get good hatches in them, just use external means of temp and humidity measurements.

    I'm also looking at getting a new bator before my next hatch. I am going between the hovabator and Farm Innovators Pro series.

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