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The Incubator Thread

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZakoHero, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. ZakoHero

    ZakoHero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome to the incubator thread.Here you ask/answer/learn about everything you need to learn about incubating eggs.

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  2. Cknldy

    Cknldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's the best affordable incubator for small scale hatching?
     
  3. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For small scale hatches, I highly recommend the Brinsea Mini Advance. It holds 7 eggs and does everything automatically. All you have to do it set it (tell it how many days, how often to turn and turning angle) and then add water every few days. When it comes time to lockdown, take out the turning disk, put in some felt or rubber shelf paper, fill up the water on both sides, and then sit on your hands til babies come out.
     
  4. ZakoHero

    ZakoHero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I totally agree with Sphinx,if you want the best affordable incubator for small scale hatching it totally is the Brinsea Mini Advance.It does every thing for you!Also thank you for posting in this thread!
     
  5. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree , a brinsea mini advanced is the best incubator for the money .
    http://www.chickensforbackyards.com/Brinsea-Mini-Advance-Incubator-10426CB.htm Heres one that includes shipping.

    http://www.brinsea.com/prod-Mini_Advance_fully_digital_7_egg_incubator-230.aspx Heres from there site ten less but then you have to pay 20+ for shipping.

    http://www.strombergschickens.com/product/Mini-Advance-Incubator/brinsea-incubator-sale Another site free shipping but a penny more then the first site.

    http://www.ozarkbantams.com/blog/?p=771 Here is a link to a review of this incubator.

    http://www.chickenspoultryeggsincub...nce-egg-incubator-with-automatic-egg-turning/ another link to a site that reviewed it.

    http://www.chickenspoultryeggsincubatorsreviews.com/ Here is another review , scroll down to the brinsea advance this one has reiviews for other bators as well

    http://fresh-eggs-daily.blogspot.com/2012/07/brinsea-mini-advance.html Anther review of the brinsea mini adv

    http://www.ourlittlecoop.com/2012/07/brinsea-mini-advance-incubator-kevins.html Yep another one.

    I tried to find another review from a ebook I bought for 99 on amazon but cant seem to find it
     
  6. Cknldy

    Cknldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about for about 15/20 eggs? I, like most folks these days:), am on a budget but am saving up for a good first timer incubator. I don't want a styrofoam one because I'd feel cheated paying so much for something so simple to make and easy to destroy. Suggestions for durable not necessarily cheapest? What do ya'll have? Dh said he had his eye on getting me one from tsc for xmas but I don't want him to overpay or get something I'll have trouble using.
     
  7. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Brinsea octogon 20 Eco or advanced
     
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  8. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. I'd get the Brinsea Octogon with automatic turning.
     
  9. Cknldy

    Cknldy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks- that will be my goal.
     
  10. ZakoHero

    ZakoHero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello
     

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