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whats the cheapest egg incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by duck hatcher, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. duck hatcher

    duck hatcher In the Brooder

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    I have 3 Pekin ducks and there is 2 boys and 1 girl, so, they are mating. yesterday, my female duck laid 3 eggs and she wont sit on them, so i need an incubator because i wanna hatch them. What small and cheap incubator should i get?[​IMG]
     
  2. Firekin1

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    ebay..lots of small cheap incubators on there...some that hold just a few eggs at once.
     
  3. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!!
     
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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Hi :welcome Glad you joined the flock. X2 on eBay. There are lots of small cheap incubators on there. Also a good thermometer and hygrometer are most helpful. Please be warned though incubating and hatching becomes highly addictive. It has turned me into a crazy mother hen :cd Wishing you the very best of luck with your eggs :frow
     
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  5. crazyroo102938

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    Homemade is cheap
     
  6. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

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    I hatched my very first chicken 8 years ago in a wooden box with a 40 watt light bulb! I still have the hen too. [​IMG]
     
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  7. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

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    YOUTUBE HAS A BAZILLION VIDS ON D.I.Y. INCUBATORS 'CHEAP'...
    I hope to make one for my spring 'project'...
    Best wishes in your endeavors...
     
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  8. kada6305

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    homemade.Made mine for less than $15
     
  9. duck hatcher

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    Sorry I haven't been on this thread lately, I was checking out the site. Anyways, thanks everyone for the ideas! I'm just going to be safe and wait until spring, but in the meantime, I'll be checking out everyone's ideas! thanks again!
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  10. duck hatcher

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    I wanted to incubate because I've always wanted to watch the ducklings follow their mom, and because I'm selling my chickens eggs, so for anyone who wants duck eggs, I'll have a ton non-incubated ones if I get to hatch some in the spring first! I'm sure I'll get addicted..
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