Okay - egg people - this is what I am planing to order 4 the hubby..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gavinandallison, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Little Giant Egg Incubator Combo KitIncubator
    1 x Little Giant Egg Incubator with Circulated Air Fan Kit $ 0.00
    Choose an Egg Turner (1st option included in price)
    1 x Little Giant Automatic Egg Turner 6300 $ 0.00
    Choose a Thermometer (1st option included in price)
    1 x Digital Thermometer Hygrometer with Min/Max Memory $ 0.00
    Would you like your Fan Kit Installed?
    Yes
     
  2. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    If of course you all think it is a good one for him ( First time chicken people ) .. Personally I would prefer to buy my chickens already born , with our luck we will get 10 out of 12 roosters ...

    Is there anything else I should order - I went to the incubator warehouse as suggested
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    You will need a nice bright flashlight to candle with. When you hold it up and place your palm on the light, you should be able to see some veins in your hand.

    I myself am very happy with my Brinsea Mini Advance. It will only hold 7 eggs, though.
     
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  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Personally I would stay away from the Little Giant. There are all kinds of horror stories about bad hatches with that bator. [​IMG]
     
  5. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    gosh I hope it does not do more than 7 at a time .. the incubator web site does not show that brand ... maybe I should shopping awhile longer ...
     
  6. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My LG does okay with my own eggs. If I have shipped eggs it has varied results. It takes some tweaking and getting used to but it is do-able and okay for a first incubator hatcher. I put some holes in the sides of mine with aquarium tubing and a large syringe for humidity and added a fan and automatic turner.
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  7. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Brinsea website was having a sale on the Eco 20's for around 99.00. I'd get that one with the turner. Which I think was also on sale.
    It's supposed to have really good temp control.
    Just my humble opinion...
    They have higher end models (digital readouts etc), but I suggested this one in case you needed to watch your pennies.
    Great gift idea!
     
  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, please order a Brinsea incubator!

    Www.brinsea.com

    I have two miniAdvance models, two MiniAdvance EX models, and three Octagon20 Advance EX models.

    My very first was the MiniAdvance, and it holds 7 eggs. Eggscellent incubator for a newbie!

    It's nearly fool-proof. The EX models are STUPID proof.

    (I am not a salesperson for the company, nor do I get any "kickback" - I just really swear by the products and customer service.)
     
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  9. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    I recommend the hova bator gneneiss (not sure how to spell that?) for a first timer. You'll be hatching a LOT more after you've hatched once... oh god...
     
  10. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    NJ

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