what bator would be best for my kid

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jimmythechicken, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    she has a lg right now but wants to up grade.she loves to hatch she is 10 .she wants one that hatch's over 75 chicken eggs an is easy to regulate with temp an humidy.we are looking to spend around 200 hundred.
     
  2. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    Adopt me! [​IMG]

    I want a incubator like that too![​IMG]
     
  3. Surehatch

    Surehatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could may one.
     
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Off the top of my head I dont know one that holds 75 that cheep.

    You could take a dorm fridge an mount the heat elements an thermostat out of the incubator you have in the top. Then add two trays to put auto turners in it. Add a good strong fan an you would have one that holds about 80.


    Something like this https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=22554-freezer-bator
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    with shelves an off the shelf LG turners.
     
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  6. Sportsterjeep

    Sportsterjeep Creekside Acres Farm

    Jun 1, 2010
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    Watch craigslist for a pepsi style store cooler. You can run 4 turners at least in it. Find one with a shot compressor that's cheap, mine was $25. Then build it from that.
     
  7. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep a look out on Ebay I got a brand new semi automatic 160 egg cabinet one for £150 it's worth about £600 so you can get a really good bargain if you time it right. I know I'm in UK but would have thought US E bay is very similar [​IMG]
     
  8. EricH

    EricH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats a great idea - put an auto turner on each shelf or so... wouldve never thought of that
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    For $200 with a turner you are looking at a Hovabator 1588... but it only holds 42 eggs.

    I'd try craigslist. Look for a Sportsman on sale.
     
  10. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hilarious!
     

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