What are some of the best incubators ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by al6517, Dec 4, 2008.

  1. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I am thinking that I want to try hatching eggs, I am going to develop a breeding program and hatch eggs, I think I will have some big fun with it. What I would like to know is what are the best incubators to buy?, I want a 30-40 egg hatching capacity w/egg turners and temp & humidity controller. I have read so many post where people have had problems with certain bators, I just want to make the right choice first. I am not a penny pincher nor do I want a zillion $'s on a bator either. What are some brands I should pay attention to and maybe some options that are a must have on a bator ?. any help would be great ( MissPrissy ).

    AL
     
  2. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

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    I'd say the top 2 to look into would be the Brinsea 40, and the Hovabator Genesis 1588 w/ turner. There is a drastic cost difference (the Brinsea is about 500$ and the Hovabator Genesis w/ turner about 150$)

    I personally own a Hovabator Genesis 1588 (forced air) w/ turner, Hovabator 1602 still air, and an LG still air w/ turner. The Genesis is my " 'bator", the 1602 my "hatcher" and the LG is for any overflow and for my children to hatch with.

    The Genesis is an awesome 'bator and I'd recommend it to anyone!
     
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  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    You mentioned a good point, I also would like the bator to have forced air capacity.
     

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