which are the best incubators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by airwolf, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. airwolf

    airwolf In the Brooder

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    which are the best incubtors
    that have excellent hatch rates
     
  2. airwolf

    airwolf In the Brooder

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    either cabinet incubator
    or which brand of incubator
     
  3. Deanner03

    Deanner03 The Cake Queen

    Depends on what you're looking for.

    How big does it need to be? (How many eggs at once)
    Do you want to be able to stagger hatches?

    How automated do you want it?
     
  4. chopperman66

    chopperman66 In the Brooder

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    In my opinion, the Sportsman incubator from GQF is by far the best. I have used the foam incubators and never had great hatches, except in my Sportsman. I have the electronic multi-turn thermostat and it holds the temp exactly where I want it. This one you can set and forget. I remember one year I set about 150 eggs and did actually forget the lockdown date. When I went into the room I had chicks everywhere in the unit. Even though they hatched upright and the turner was set at a 45 degree angle, not one chick was lost.

    Hope this helps.
     
  5. fishman65

    fishman65 Songster

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    flat rock
    silkie hen or muscovy hen
     

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