What's the best kind of incubator?

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

  1. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    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

    Jul 6, 2009
    Gainesville, GA
    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

    Jul 7, 2010
    Shady Hills, FL
    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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