which incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Azriel, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What incubator is the best for a newbie. Something reasonable priced, I can't pay $200-$300 for an incubator.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Brinsea Octogon 20 - $99 for the bator, $49 for the turner plus shipping. It holds 24 eggs and is basically stupid proof.
     
  3. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    [​IMG] stupid proof. gotta remember that one.[​IMG]
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Well it is!!!!
     
  6. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well it is!!!!

    You can't fix stupid... [​IMG]
     
  7. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry... X3 .. you don't have to get the turner.. it is nice to set and leave it.. but if you are like me... I have a clip board with an outlook 21 day calendar showing each day.. I record turn times, temps, and humidity (RH). I do this so that if I ask my kids or anyone else who didn't set, they can write down the info, and if something looks really wrong, they can adjust or call me.
     
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    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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  9. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like stupid proof, thats what I need. Thanks
     
  10. Seeing Silkies

    Seeing Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say the Brinsea Octogon 20 - $99 for the bator ( it has a fan ), you dont need the turner , You can turn it yourself with out even opening it or doing one egg at a time. I have used the styrofoam ones & its a little less money, but more work, space & opening & turning the eggs one by one really chancges the temps.
    in fact as soon as i can I am getting a 2nd Brinsea Octogon 20 - $99 with the shipping 124.99
     

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