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Need to buy an incubator...fast! Advice!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rkhyland, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. rkhyland

    rkhyland In the Brooder

    Nov 10, 2008
    South Dakota
    I am starting to get some guinea eggs now and really want to incubate them but I need to find an incubator fast and would like advice on the most inexpensive but yet reliable way to go!

    I was looking at the Hovabator with turbo fan and egg turner so if anyoen can tell me an inexpensive place to buy one that owuld be great too!



  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    You might look at TSC or Orschelins, both farm and tractor supply stores. Good luck on the hatching! its ADDICTIVE!! I have 3 bators going now.
  3. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Songster

    Jan 23, 2009
    Heard the little giants are good, check MPC
  4. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    Farm & Fleet sells the LG.
  5. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    TSC or Orschelns or farm and home. Make sure you get the turner and get a separate thermometer/hygrometer from walmart for your best success.
  6. RonnieAtkeson

    RonnieAtkeson Songster

    Sep 12, 2008
    Tahlequah Oklahoma
    cackle hatchery, super fast shipping, 175.95 shipping included, Thats the 1588 with auto turner. Im on day 18 and ive had 8 out of 8 devolep so far. Ive head nothing but junk about the LG's mostly, but a few like them. Id rather just plug it in and let it set its self though.
  7. joshua.w.garner

    joshua.w.garner On a time out

    Feb 5, 2009
    Newnan, Ga

    I haven't spent a penny for a single hatching supply! People will trade anything and if you want to buy everyone will take cash. Post in Wanted, Barter, and Farm/Garden, you will get responses.

    Also my LG Still air without a turner hatches 66% on average and I'm not home to constantly brood over them. (Shhh I even forget to turn somedays.)

    Very Respectfully,
    Joshua Garner
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2009

  8. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Songster

    Jan 31, 2009
    Stromberg's in Pine River, Minnesota 1-800-720-1134
    craigs list, ebay, Tractor Supply...or google
    Rushing your decision, not doing some research could lead to disaster...Could you not find someones to borrow or make a cheap one? Not all incubators hatch at 100% rate as someone mentioned 60% hatch rate....machine bad, poor eggs.....etc. This can be a fun hobby, but starting off fast without a good plan can lead to discouragement. Putting good money towards the wrong product can have a negative affect for you....so slow down some...there will always be eggs to hatch.
    Proper Heat, Humidity and Turning are only some of the important things you must do....Read some more here at BYU.
    We learn from our mistakes
    Happy Hatch'en

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