Whats the best way to hatch chicks?

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

  1. Chickenlover7711

    Chickenlover7711 In the Brooder

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    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

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    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

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