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What makes a forced air bator worth the extra $$?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tanichca, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

    May 6, 2009
    Vail, Arizona
    I have enough money for either one! But anyway, Strombergs is having a sale, and I'm wondering if I should pay the $100 for a still air, or pay $42 more for a forced air. Whats the difference? I used a still air for my last hatch, got 19 out of 34 eggs (but the ones that didnt make it were all duds, so that doesnt really matter)
    So, what makes a forced air worth it?
  2. Edwards' East of Eden

    Edwards' East of Eden Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 11, 2011
    Biloxi, MS
    Improved ventilation and diminished thermal layering makes it worth it. You can make a still air into a forced air for less than $42, though, if you want to do it yourself. Search for "pc fan" in the search box above.
  3. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

    May 6, 2009
    Vail, Arizona
    Ah! Well, Im just a teen with little enough time as it is... and I do want enough money to get some eggs to hatch, silkies, silver phoenix, marans, etc.
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    One thing you can incubate different size eggs in forced air, still air you check temp top of egg, so harder to set different size eggs together
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

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