Which is the better Brinsea deal?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thespinningcottage, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. thespinningcottage

    thespinningcottage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chance to buy a Brinsea Octagon 20 Eco AND turner accessory for $163 shipped. Also, the Mini-Advance is on sale right now for $119 - less money but fewer eggs. Since this will be used in the classroom and I probably wouldn't do more than a dozen eggs with the kids anyway even if I had the bigger one, I was thinking of spending less money.... BUT [​IMG] there would be more room for the chicks to move around if there was an early or late hatch over a weekend. I work 45 min. from my school and don't have a gate or building key, only my classroom key so there would be a chance the babies would be all alone until Monday a.m. In your opinion, should I spend more money and have more room for eggs and chicks, or spend less and be forced to do fewer eggs?? Money is a slight issue as I will be receiving a small amount of funding, but I know I shouldn't spend it all on this project. What to do, what to do!
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Spend more money, hatch more eggs. I believe incubating eggs is proven to be extremely addictive.
     
  3. thespinningcottage

    thespinningcottage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the bigger one! I'm very excited. Lots of teachers at school will be standing in line to bring their classes through when we get underway! [​IMG]
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    You'll have to tell us how well it works!
     

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