Incubator purchase tips
The best incubators
- Maintain constant temperature
- Easy to clean
- Automated turner for less work
- Big window to see chicks
- Automatic humidity levels
Click on the rooster for the best prices on great chicken incubators perfect for a back yard flock. Brinsea, GQF, and Reptibators with eggs turners too.
Broody hens don't always cooperate and even when they do set, they don't lay eggs for approximately 10 weeks!
An incubator hatches many more chicks a year. Great if you want to raise heritage birds for meat.
Let a broody hen sit on eggs later in the season and raise her own chicks in better weather.
Articles written help you Hatch eggs
Tips on Buying Fertilised Chickens Eggs for Hatching & How to choose Chicken Incubators
Chicken Incubators & Getting the Most Chicks from your Mailed Hatching Eggs
With the increased interest in hatching and preserving Rare and Heritage Breed chickens, often fertile eggs are mailed thousands of miles before they are hopefully placed in the incubator! It is expensive and risky.
In the articles you will learn what to ask to get the best chance at fertile eggs and healthy chicks and how to compensate for badly shaken eggs, with detached air cells and even hairline cracks and successfully hatch eggs that would have been hopeless.