Thinking about hatching.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicken Girl, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello my fellow peeps! lol I am new to all the chicken stuff and I want to try and hatch chicks! lol I am going crazzy [​IMG] ! What is the best bator and were is the best place to get eggs? thanks


    Chicken Girl.
     
  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    There are many types of incubators, it depends on how many you want to hatch, and your price range.

    I'd suggest local eggs to try first. It can take some time to get the hang of, so the last thing you want is the hassle of shipped eggs. [​IMG]
     
  3. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ***WARNING*** Once you start, you won't stop! I have two LG's and I know there are alot of conflicting opinions about them but I have always had good luck with mine. They are around $42 at my local TSC.
     
  4. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    I have a Hovabator 1588 and a Little giant. I love my hovabator but had good success with the LG as well.

    If you want a hovabator, get it right from the GQF website.
    Check your local Craigs list for eggs, usually under farm and garden.

    Ps. doodledoo is right!!!!! You can't do it just once!
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2009
  5. chickenlover456

    chickenlover456 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!
    It all depends on how many eggs you want to hatch. If you are thinking 10 or above, I'd get a Hovabator or Little Giant.if its 3-6, get the Mini R-COM Digital. You can order racks to put in, so you can hatch more than just 3. As for eggs, look right here on BYC!
     

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