RCOM incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by anjaneep, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. anjaneep

    anjaneep Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys! i was wondering if anyone has hatched chicken eggs in the rcom incubator. i was also wondering if there is a very low price on it, because that incubatorseems perfect to me do you know if it is?[​IMG]i love baby chicks to see what im talking about visit :pandpoultry.co.uk

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  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Rcom makes several incubators. Which one?
     
  3. anjaneep

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    the one that holds up to three eggs
    the small portable one
    its the rcom mini
     
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  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    It's okay too experiment with but has no insulation so the temp and humidity vary alot. You would be better off with one of those foam bators and for just a few eggs, steady the temp with some water filled balloons. Since the one only holds 3 eggs, with the variability, you would have a good chance of only one or two hatching. IMO
     
  5. anjaneep

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    ok thank you ill look for other most likly ill use the one i already have
     
  6. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yup, nothing like a good foam bator.

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  7. Pancholoco

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  8. anjaneep

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    alright thank you guys u know today was christamas and my family bourght me a parakeet so uh ya thanx
     
  9. quintinp

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    Unless you can find a hovabator, don't buy the Little Giant incubator. I don't wanna be the only person on this thread to disagree with the Little Giant incubator hatch rates, or successes, but the Little Giant is a waste of your money. I have added a fan to the one I have and it still didn't make much of a difference. I did purchase the Rcom 3-egg incubator. It holds temperature perfect. I have hatched only chicks in it. I bought it with the intentions of getting a few rare pheasant eggs, or even hatching parrots or parakeets in it. I really like that it turns the egg every hour, which keeps the embryo very well exercised throughout the incubation. I agree that the styro foam incubators are usually cheaper, but if you can find a used Rcom mini, which I have seen a few on ebay for about $50 then you should get it. If you can find a hovabator for a decent price though, I would choose it over the other 2 incubators because of it's size and the fact that it uses a wafer thermostat and wafer thermostats are thermostats that have been relied on for 90+ years, because of their accuracy, and they work mechanically and won't burn up like the electronic thermostats.

    Whatever you choose, GOOD LUCK, and I hope you can have a great hatch! [​IMG]
     
  10. seminolewind

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