What Incubator to get

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Axle Quails, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So What incubator to get ??

    Send links or anythink eles
    Must not be still air
     
  2. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hova bator 1588, holds 42 eggs with turner, its a plug and play type thing and its under 200 bones
     
  3. Ceinwyn

    Ceinwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Paid 130 for mine including shipping.
    I like the 1588 for incubating but prefer the lg for hatching so I use both.
     
  4. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree with the other posts. If you ask 20 different people you will likely get 20 different answers and it depends on how much you can afford to pay. I have a cabinet incubator for incubating but do use my LG for hatching.

    Genesis 1588 is a good one. It is preset so all you have to do is just put the eggs and water in it. The turner is optional.
    https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=77
     
  6. Rbl4life

    Rbl4life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why do you say the lg is good for hatching?
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I use the Sportsman cabinet incubator to incubate and sometimes I do staggered hatches so when the eggs that are ready to go into lock down I put in the LG and then put a new batch of eggs in the cabinet incubator, so I really don't use it much any more for incubating but found it handy to hatch in. Here are a couple of pics.

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    Last edited: Jun 14, 2011
  8. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Love that brooder setup!
     
  9. FLURRYOFTEXAS

    FLURRYOFTEXAS Out Of The Brooder

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    wow really nice setup..
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree, our Hovabator 1588 is my favorite. It's preset, easy to use, & relatively inexpensive. Btw, cmom, I love your brooder, too [​IMG]
     

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