Poll: Your Choice of Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rambotex, Feb 15, 2015.

  1. rambotex

    rambotex Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm going to buy and Incubator and have read through the trhreads, reviews, etc and there doesn't seem to be a clear cut choice Favorite amongst the Members here. Please vote and leave a comment.
     
  2. rambotex

    rambotex Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry , Poll didn't pull.

    Apparently the Brinsea is the top of the line and then hovabator, incuview, Little giant, and Farm Innovators. Please give your opinions.

    FYI - I can get a Little giant 11300 at the local feed store for $119(includes turner) and a Farm Innovators 2200 with turner closeout for $120(40 eggs)

    Thanks in advance
     
  3. silkiefluff

    silkiefluff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have HovaBators and love them, but if I could easily get a Brinsea around here, that would be my first choice!
     
  4. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If money is no object, get a cabinet incubator, like a GQF Sportsman, Dickey, or Brinsea's cabinet. If you are price sensitive, as most of us, I recommend the Hovabators as the best value for hatching small numbers.
    This: http://cutlersupply.com/zen_new51/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_24_28&products_id=193 ($80.95)
    or for a little more money, this: http://cutlersupply.com/zen_new51/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_24_28&products_id=213 ($128.20)

    A turner will add about $40 to those prices, putting the cheaper one in the range of the 2 you mentioned. I love the Genesis and recommend it at lot, but for $50 less the other looks like a really good deal.
     
  5. rambotex

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    Anybody had the Incuview?
     
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    Happy Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. rambotex

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    Thanks all
     
  8. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have brinsea and would not change
    them for any other incubators
     
  9. cbourbeau32

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    I have a Hovabator Genesis with auto turner that I bought used (CL on bator and Ebay on turner...both used for $80 total) and my first time around I had a 79% hatch (15/19) so for those on a budget like myself I highly recommend the set up I have. Like has been said if I could afford it I'd have a Brinsea......maybe some day.

    Charlie
     

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