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Recommended Incubators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theatrain16, May 7, 2016.

  1. theatrain16

    theatrain16 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought the farm innovators pro series incubator from tractor supply, but I have ready some things about it like that temperature is different inside than the reading says. Can anyone recommend an incubator that will work and I don't have to worry about it being wrong?
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    No matter what incubator you get you should always have your own thermometer and hyrometer in the bator, or at least check the bator's readings against a known accurate thermometer/hygrometer.
    Brinseas are some of the most accurate incubators and even they need to be double checked. They are more pricey with less capacity.
    If you are looking for a midline bator like the FI the only styro I would recommend would be the Hovabator. The 1588 is all digital and has a nice picture window. they run about $150 w/o the turner. But again, they should be double checked for accuracy.
     
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    Ok do you have a thermometer/ hygrometer you would recommend getting?
     
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    A lot of people swear by the therms and hygros you find at the pet shops in the reptile sections. A lot of people recommend the Brinsea Spot checks to check. I personally have 2 of the springfield precision and an accurite therm/hygro in mine. I rely on my springfields though. Funny thing is the worst thermometer/hygrometer I bought was a springfield, but different style. It was 6 degrees off when I bought it, but the precisions have been great.
     
  5. theatrain16

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    Ok thank you!!
     
  6. AmyLynn2374

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    You're welcome
     

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