R-Com 2-7 Egg digital incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lobb40118, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. lobb40118

    lobb40118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. ddeans

    ddeans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have only heard good things about them, they are nearly impossible to mess up the hatch.
     
  3. lobb40118

    lobb40118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, the only down side is that it is over 100 bucks. All i want is small groups though so a high hatch rate for a small batch would be essential and it says all you have to do is add water sounds almost too good.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Try looking on Craigslist.com in your area or ebay, you might be able to find a used one !!
     
  5. lobb40118

    lobb40118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might put a wanted post in there but i rarely see incubators for the surounding Craigslists. Mostly chicks and grown birds.
     
  6. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. lobb40118

    lobb40118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i will eventually get one if i can't find a used one cheaper. I am new to poultry and have no need for anymore right now because i have 3 pullets and my two peafowl but thought i might try a small batch in the future to see how i fair or incase my peahen does not get broody( she is too young right now anyways so no real rush on the incubator). I just want to see if anyone has used this incubator and if it is worth the large price for a small incubator.
     
  8. olpoll

    olpoll Out Of The Brooder

    I'm using a r-com at the moment its my first time the eggs are on day 11 now and i candled them last night and all's going well lots of wriggles and jerks going on inside the eggs,
    there due to hatch boxing day so i keep posting and let you know how things go.
    as for the r-com its great all you need to do is top the water up every 5 days or so.
     
  9. lobb40118

    lobb40118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sweet do you have the 3 egg or one of the larger models?
     
  10. mr.majestik

    mr.majestik Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one and it's a piece of JUNK. It worked for one hatch and started leaking, power fluctuations etc so after that I just trashed it. Build a Ms. Prissy styrofam bator for next to nothing. I used both during my last hatch cycle and the Ms. prissy bator beat the Rcom and LG still air in hatch %'s.
     

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