what do you think of this incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ohiogoatgirl, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. ohiogoatgirl

    ohiogoatgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. GreenGoddess

    GreenGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    St Pauls, NC
  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I've got one just like it except with the air fan and turner. Works great for me. I'll be going to a sportsman in the spring, but have used several of these over the years and they do fine.
    I've had up to a 100% hatches in them. A great starter incubator.
     
  4. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    farmboy, the sportsmans are dangerous! I have a 1502. Dangerous part...... they hold way too many eggs! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. GreenGoddess

    GreenGoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
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  6. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    Quote:That just means you'll have to help me fill it up. [​IMG]

    And when we had the farm in Missouri I ran three sportsman incubators AND a sportsman hatcher.

    Of course back then they delivered our chick starter in a grain truck and we had to use a bobcat to move litter. [​IMG]

    Even after I start back up this spring I'm gonna try and stay under around 300 head.


    Chicks don't count do they? [​IMG]
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I think the ratio is 50 chicks = 1 chicken. You're safe. [​IMG] [​IMG] Last year I incubated 984(or close, don't have my book.) Most went to the local feed stores.
     
  9. nwfl

    nwfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first incubator is an lg, five years old, makes me crazy. My second is hova with turner for chicken and duck eggs, four years old, much better. I use the hova for incubation and lg for hatching. Get a hova or better.
     
  10. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, LG (Little Monster) stinks. LG,s killed more eggs than they ever hatched LOL.

    Hova is better but it is still a styrobator.

    How about BRINSEA ECO 20 ! ! !

    Find out what all the ravings are about Brinsea on this board.

    There is a reason for that.

    Brinsea ECO 20 ($99.00) on sale price is the best bator for the money, worth every penny and more.
     

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