what incubator should I get?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horsecrazy, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. horsecrazy

    horsecrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    central CA
    hi,
    these are the qualities I want in an incubator:

    small
    inexpensive (under $200)
    automatic turner
    digital?

    also what is the difference between circulated/forced/still air? which is better?
     
  2. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    I have decided to get the hova-bator 1588 with the egg turner #1611 & it is a circulated air. Many people recommended it & I looked at a lot of them online & chose this one too. They run approx. $125 & the turner about $45. Check out different website for best prices. I think the measurements were approx. 18x18x9...something close to that.

    Hope that helps [​IMG]
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd recommend the 1588. I've got 3 of them and the older version the 1590.
     
  4. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love my Hova-Bator Genesis.

    Its really just plug in and add water.

    I always get 99-100% hatches in it [​IMG]
     
  5. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    Quote:That is good to know I just ordered mine thru Home & Barn Basics, they had the best price that I could find! Now I have to wait to get it! I can't stand the wait! [​IMG]
     
  6. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, the Genesis 1588. I haven't gotten 100% hatches like some say they have, but it is excellent for holding themperature and mine has an automatic egg turner too. Home and Barn Basics is where I got mine and I am thrilled with it!
     

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