What kind of incubator do you have?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by amyquilt, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    Just curious what brand/type of incubators everyone uses.

    Mine are the Little Giant Still Air....and I'm pretty sure they will be gone after this first hatch.

    Inquiring minds want to know...[​IMG]
     
  2. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Indiana
    My LG still air works great. Borrowing a second one this weekend and getting a third dont know what kind.
     
  3. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a new Brower that seems to be working out great.
    I'm on day 22 with some difficult bantam eggs.
     
  4. chickensandmore

    chickensandmore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I have a homemade forced air, from a upright freezer. will hold 60 eggs on each rack..I use one rack per week with about 40 eggs..It was fun to make and so far has worked fine..
    Don in Spiro
     
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  5. clairseme

    clairseme Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 LG still airs..Dont know if I like them or not. Prefer the sportsman I use to have
     
  6. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    Hova-bator w/an elec turner

    It's my first one. I read alot on different ones before I purchased it. I got it on ebay for $114 (turner/shipping included). I like how the temp/humidity stays constant.
     
  7. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Genesis 1588 with turner. This is my first hatch so we'll see how it goes. So far my temps and humidity are steady, so I think it is easy to use.
     
  8. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    I have 4 Lyon incubators, one is a Roll-X, holds about 48 large chicken eggs, (I think) and I have three TX incubators, which each hold about 18 large eggs, or 26 bantam, depending on the turning grid.

    I will not ever own anything else other than Lyons. They will hatch anything. I just moved 3 silkie eggs last week to the hatching one, and all three hatched. You could seriously screw up a incubation process (meaning not turning, forget to add water, etc..) and still get the eggs to hatch. [​IMG]

    They are really pricey, but I bought all mine used on Ebay.
     
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  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I have an LG still air with the turner... it was my third incubator. I have 4 now, and the other 3 are homemade forced airs a la Miss Prissy. They work mah-velously!! [​IMG]
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have 3 hovabtor 1588's. 3 homemade bators. 1 transparent hen. And plans for 2 more.
     

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