who sells the best inexpensive reliable incubator for small haches of 5 to 8 eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by prophet, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. prophet

    prophet Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 3, 2010
    i raise several breeds of bantams and henny gamefowl . im seeking expert advice on an inexpensive riliable incubator.
  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    honestly in my opinion an "inexpensive reliable" incubator is kind of an oxymoron. You get what you pay for. Little giants are super cheap (around $50) and are kind of reliable. You have to watch them though and make sure the thermometer and hygrometer is correct. Your best incubators in my opinion are brinsea. But theyre expensive.
  3. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2012
    I have just used the Hovabator incubator. I put 14 eggs in and 9 actually hatched (4 were infertile). The incubator by itself is about $40, but I got mine with the turner for $80. I would highly recomend this incubator for I first timer. It can hold 42 eggs, but you don't have to set that many. Here is a smaller incubator for around 5 eggs for $13: http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/mini_dome_incubator.html
    I think it's worth a try!

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