Whats the best way to hatch chicks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickenlover7711, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 In the Brooder

    Aug 12, 2010
    My friend wants some chicks and i have fertilized eggs from my hens, but i wasnt sure which incubator is cheep but efficent. Anybody know what the best incubator is that is cheep?
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    My last incubator was a Hovabator 1588, with an automatic fan and turner. It also had an electronic thermostat. The package came with quail eggs, for I believe $187.00. I thought that was a good deal, and it hatched OK. I didn't like hatching much, so I sold it. I h ad a 50% hatch on shipped quail eggs, and a little over 50% on chicken eggs that came from Texas to Ohio, so I think it worked well.
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I love my Brinsea Mini Advance. (brinsea.com)

    It will only take 7 eggs at a time, though. (For me, that's good!) [​IMG]
  4. dwdoc

    dwdoc Songster

    Dec 13, 2010
    Seffner, Florida

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