What is the best incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Joshua G, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to figure out what the best tabletop incubator is, (brand and model) does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After MUCH research, I chose the GQF Genesis 1588 with turner. I have run 5 hatches in it last summer and am really happy with it.

    I would definitely recommend it. I also bought a thermometer/hygrometer to double check the incubator and a candler from GQF.
     
  3. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking about getting the 1588 model but my friend has had multiple problems with the newer 1588 models.
    When did you purchase yours?
     
  4. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Avlana

    Avlana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rcom 20 pro is my fave :)
     
  6. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    The best incubator is a silkie...lol actually I like my hovabator :)
     
  7. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    I really like my 2 Brinsea mini advance 7 egg incubators, I have had multiple 100% hatch rates and got for Christmas 2012 and the other June 2013
     
  8. tcmstalcup

    tcmstalcup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love my brinsea's with all the bells and whistles. Cost is a consideration but the set it and forget it and great hatches are wonderful.
     
  9. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will say that if I could afford Brinsea I would have definitely gone with them. But...almost $500 is a lot of cash for a 40 count incubator.
     
  10. conny63malies

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    I am still not sure either. I either want a Genesis 1588, Brinsea 20 Eco , Brower Top Hatch or a King Suro 20. THe Top hatch kind of worries me since they now phase the 60 watt bulbs out. I want a easy to clean bator, with fan , turner and maybe humidity control. THe King Suro seems to have it all, but the 280$ is a hefty price tag for something that I only use 2-3x a year.
     
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