Which Incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yoie, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, I have narrowed it down to two incubators, I can get one for my bday [​IMG] , the Octagon 20 ECO w/ Auto Turner Incubator or Top Hatch Incubator w/ Auto Turner (Circulated Air). They are both within my price range and have the auto turn and they both hold a nice amount of eggs. I have not had an incubator before and would like to here everyones pros and cons on these models to help with my decision [​IMG]
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    I would go with Brinsea. Great customer service, easy to use, easy to clean.
     
  3. Kerrid

    Kerrid Out Of The Brooder

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    Yoie ... sent you an email. [​IMG]
    Kerri
     
  4. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Brinsea, 100%
     
  5. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm guessing Brinsea is the way to go. Why not the Top Hatch?
     
  6. CatDaddyAlbert

    CatDaddyAlbert NoFeathersRuffled

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    I sure like the Brinsea and the customer service level.
     
  7. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i haven't heard anything bad about the newer top-hatch incubators,,,, but i do know that they need a little more insulation,,, so you have to pin sweatshirts and pillows to the sides of the incubator,,,, and i do know that a top hatch holds a lot more eggs too,,,, but i have heard great things about the brinsea incubators
     
  8. bluesuedepoultry

    bluesuedepoultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Brinsea octo
     
  9. yoie

    yoie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks all!! I will be putting in my order for the Brinsea then!
     
  10. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    i bought one of the Octagon 20 ECO with auto turner after using homemade incubators my entire life... had a good hatch with shipped eggs.. so I'm going back for a second one!
    I love the fact that it holds a constant temp and humidity.. and that auto turner has me spoiled!
     

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