What's the best kind of incubator?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by TerriLaChicks, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Looking forward to next year when my two pairs will start laying -- what's the best kind of incubator to use for hatching peafowl eggs?
     
  2. Pavo Royale

    Pavo Royale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are on a budget the GQF forced air will do well for a pair of peas in terms of capacity and hatch success. Have not had good results from the Hovabators. If money is not a concern, then go ahead and get a cabinet.
     
  3. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have not had a problem with my HovaBator. You would need to either buy goose trays for it or make your own out of the eggs trays that come with it if you get a kit off ebay. So far I hatched 21 pea chicks and still have about 5 to go. I lost 6 eggs but that was due to my hatcher not my incubator, I posted a thread about it. The pea eggs need to lay on the sides not pointy side down like a chicken. Here are some pics

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