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What is the best incubator for the money

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by buffo, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. buffo

    buffo In the Brooder

    Jan 24, 2009
    Looking for a good kind of fool proof incubator that will be worth the money.Been looking at a sportsman.I need something reliable and large capacity. Any comments welcome.

  2. muddstopper

    muddstopper Songster

    Aug 23, 2008
    Murphy NC
    Check out these custom incubator, https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=41326-96-egg-cabinet-style and contact Chris. He can custome build you just about anysize bator, out of just about any kind of wood, that you might want. Standard egg capacities are 96, 144, and 288 eggs per cabinet. Priceing is in line with the sportsman or dickey line of incubators, but the quality is far superior to either of their plywood box designs. Electronic thermostats are also standard in the Biblis Incubators as are energy efficient ceramic heating elements, Not the el-cheapo nichrome wire that is standard in the Sportman or Dickey.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    If I lived on a farm and had big coops and pens, I have a Dickey or a Sportsman.
  4. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

    Mar 12, 2008
    Loxahatchee, Florida
    A bantam hen [​IMG]

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