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Best incubator?

5164 Views 41 Replies 18 Participants Last post by  Mrs.Swirtz
I want to stop buying my meat chicks and start hatching my own so I have been reading reviews on incubators. So far they all seem to have such mixed reviews. I don't want to spend a ton of money on one that won't work well. I would love to get your thoughts on the most reliable one to get. Thank you.
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Hatching your own meat chickens is not that easy. First you have to get them to live long enough to lay eggs. Dual purpose chickens would be easier.

How many chicks do you intend to hatch at a time?
It is very difficult to raise the meatbirds that you are buying now to an age that will provide eggs. Very difficult.
I have a smaller Brinsea and a larger GFC. They both serve their purpose. Either you want to hatch them in smaller batches or larger ones. That is if you can get them to lay for you in the first place.
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