What incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BentoMinion, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. BentoMinion

    BentoMinion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure what incubator to use. Honestly, I do have time to turn eggs, so I do nto need an auto egg turner. I am only interested in a max of 10 chicken eggs and maybe 15 quail (not at the same time). There are so many to pick from! I am new to this, just a warning. Also I do not really wish to go to much above $100. Less is better since then it means more spent on other things, but at the same time I know I may need to spend about that to get somehting decent. I want one that circulates air, right?


    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FARM-INNOVA...835?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20c1d36fa3



    http://www.ebay.com/itm/HovaBator-E...385?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4cec0f0751
     
  2. Makomd

    Makomd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My suggestion is buy the best and biggest incubator you can afford, with as many options as you can get (turners, etc). Situations change where you may wish you had a turner later or more space for just 10 more eggs, LOL. Been there done that on both counts. A lot of people on here use the hovabators.

    I use the Brinsea, they are more expensive, but resale value holds.

    Good luck with making a decision.
     
  3. BentoMinion

    BentoMinion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am limited due to city rules.

    Thanks for your advice.
     
  4. kacklinkelly

    kacklinkelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that incubator is a great price. I am also looking to "try" incubating with our grandson.
    I hadn't found one for that good a price. If you check the Flemings video on this site, I think
    he uses the same brand. Not sure if its the same model. Good luck and thanks for sharing.
     
  5. BentoMinion

    BentoMinion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered the one with the rails and what not. I should have it in 5 days or so. Once I get it I need to figure it out and check temps and what not like others have suggested. Then to find eggs... lol
     

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