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Mini Advance Incubator
 

Mini Advance Incubator

Price: £153.76

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Brinsea's Mini Advance incubator is a fan assisted egg incubator holding up to 7 eggs which are turned automatically. Up to 12 smaller eggs (e.g. pheasant or quail) can be accommodated using the optional small egg disk. The combination of a simple yet accurate menu driven digital control, fan assistance and carefully directed airflow  result in a machine which is deceptively sophisticated yet convenient and extremely easy to use. The digital display shows incubation temperature (in °C or °F), days remaining before hatch and turning status. The user can alter settings to control incubation temperature, temperature units, turning interval, turning angle, the number of days your eggs take to hatch from fresh and the high and low temperature alarm limits. If the number of days to hatch isn't known then the automatic turning can be controlled by the user and easily turned off when the first egg cracks.

The Mini ADVANCE incubator can accommodate eggs up to 65mm in length. This includes most hens and ducks eggs, some turkey eggs but not goose eggs.

The high quality clear top allows you to see every second of an egg hatching from every angle. Brinsea's Mini incubators run at 12v for safety and are supplied with a mains power adaptor.

Brinsea have now incorporated a cooling option in all their Advance models of egg incubators for 2012 for proven increases in hatch rates. This feature turns the incubator’s heater and low temperature alarm off for a selected period but keeps the fan running. After the cooling period is complete the incubator reverts to normal temperature and the alarm is automatically reset. Further information on the benefits of cooling in incubation can be found by clicking here...

The Mini ADVANCE is covered by Brinsea's free 3 year quarantee (just follow the user instructions to register online).

The Brinsea Mini ECO and Mini ADVANCE incubators are designed to be used by children as well as adults but they are not toys and children should only use them under adult supervision.

Please note:  It is NOT possible to upgrade the Mini Eco and Mini Advance to become a Mini Advance EX as the control systems for each machine are different and they are not compatible with each other.

IMPORTANT:- Please ensure you use the water pot guard. After hatching, the smallest chicks (e.g. quail) can be at risk from drowning in the water pots. If you do not have the guard it is advised that small pebbles or marbles are placed in each water pot before hatching to reduce this risk. This will not reduce the evaporation of the water if the level is maintained to just above the pebbles.

 

Now protected by Biomaster antimicrobial additive: proven to reduce bacterial growth by 99.99% and 100% safe for eggs, chicks and humans. Protects hatches from microbial transfer by cross contamination helping to reduce unexplained hatching failures.

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The Brinsea Mini Eco, Mini Advance and Mini Advance EX are subject to Registered Community Design Application No 001130082.

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Jacqueline Williams  25/05/2015 5 stars

I bought one of these best buy dont know why I did have one sooner great product.

Andrew Price 17/05/2015 1 stars

Thermometer is inaccurate I have wasted 21 eggs and 2 1/2 months looking at an incubator that doesn't work. Despite contacting Brinsea they don't think their products are ever wrong. Avoid this product. Note from Brinsea: We are currently trying to help Mr Price and to resolve the problems he is having with his incubator.

Chris Lundstrom 05/05/2015 5 stars

The Brinsea Mini Advance Incubator; has all of the technological advantages of a mother bantam chicken without the disadvantages. Pros: No eggs get attacked by aggressors, All eggs are uniformally heated, cooled and turned; all eggs remain clear of excrement even when eggs have hatched. All eggs are fully visible at all times. Cons: The egg discs are not individually numbered in each section; individually numbered segments allow more adequate records to be kept during incubation/candling. Have I missed anything? Nope; I simply because they have covered all that is necessary! (Humidity control? I only needed to fill the pots four times in three weeks for seven hen eggs!)

Mark N 28/04/2015 5 stars

What an EGGScellent product! I upgraded from the mini eco to the advance version and was glad that I did as it saved all the hassle and time having to manually turn the eggs. Another reason why I upgraded was because I was due to have a few days on holiday so I didn't have the worry about the eggs not being turned, with this I didn't have the worry as I could safely leave the eggs in the incubator and let them get turned and rotated automatically. I had a really good hatch rate as well, 4 out of 6 bantam chicks were successfully born and doing well. I would definately recommend this product to anyone thinking about hatching eggs.

Samantha Lawrence  26/04/2015 5 stars

I bought this as a starter in incubating. I have had really good hatch rates with this incubator and I am very happy. I hatch call ducks, which are hard to hatch anyway, but with this incubator it has made it much easier! The small design and easy functions make it great for any first time hatcher. I have since upgraded to the octagon. I recommend this product 100%, I cannot fault Brinsea!

Tina Mason 24/04/2015 5 stars

I forgot to add I have successfully hatched, Quail, Guinea Fowl, Chickens & Ducks in this brilliant incubator. I am just getting it back of loan from a friend, who has been successfully hatching umpteen clutches of chickens, so that I can hatch another clutch of ducks. The only down side is that the humidity container can not be added on ~ Shame

Tina Mason 24/04/2015 5 stars

I own and use this mini ~ it is fantastic, excellent hatch rate, easy to use, easy to clean ~ love it

Carole C 15/09/2014 5 stars

We love our Brinsea Mini Advance Incubator because it is giving children in classrooms the chance to get up close to hatching chicks. We use it in our classroom hatching project and, just like our two Brinsea 20 Octagon Advance EX incubators, it gives us great results every time but with even better visibility for the children.

Tina Mason 15/09/2014 5 stars

My Favourite Brinsea product to date is the Mini Advance Incubator, This is my first time incubating anything ! From this I have successfully hatched; 2 Miniature Runner Ducklings, 2 Magpie Duckling, 8 Coturnix Quail.  and at the moment have 6 Guinea Fowl eggs awaiting hatching. This wonderful incubator has taken a lot of the guess work out of incubating eggs, it also allows me to work full time, run a house, feed children, hubby and animals, whilst still having the enjoyment and pleasure of incubating my own animals. It really fits in with the modern lifestyle. However, I still love my incubator but have requested the octagon 20 advance ex as a birthday present, as I have come to realise how important humidity is in the success of hatching eggs.

Suzanne E 15/09/2014 5 stars

I love my new Brinsea Mini Advance because it has hatched us a gorgeous call duckling this summer! She is our first girl and we are especially over the moon with her, as we normally hatch only boys. I have had two Mini Advance incubators now, and I like the new cooling function for extra controllability.

Alan Tomkinson 15/09/2014 5 stars

My Mini Advance egg incubator has now hatched 7 sittings of hens goose and quail eggs with marvelous results. The instructions supplied at time of purchase were clear and easy to follow.At the time of purchase from Scats of Billingshurst  West Sussex I was looking for a larger model which they didn't have instock so I settled for the Advance Mini .I was not disappointed with the results I have had so far.I have recomended it to several friends who have also purchased the same with good results Yours

Alice Stagg 15/09/2014 5 stars

my favourite Brinsea product is my Mini Advance incubator which is so easy to use and is much better than my friends which was made abroad. I have hatched out lots of chicks and bantams and now have 6 turkey eggs on the go.

Wayne Jones 15/09/2014 5 stars

My favourite Brinsea product is the Brinsea mini advance 7 egg automatic incubator - with the 12 egg tray for hatching Chinese quail eggs. The reason this is my favourite Brinsea product is " it is so easy to use, I can even use it".

Rob Dunn 15/09/2014 5 stars

I work in a school teaching kindergarten.  I brought my Brinsea Mini Advance in, so that we could hatch chicks.  This is such a wonderful experience for the kids and I knew from experience that we could have confidence in this incubator.  Thank you so much for such a well designed product.

Snady Reid 15/09/2014 5 stars

I am so impressed with the ease of use, reliability,hatching rates and overall performance of my Brinsea Mini Advance incubator and Eco glow heater. I've used them for 5 years and they've not let me down. I always hoped one day to have a overview candler to share the development of chicks inside the eggs with my children. Thank you Brinsea for many happy hatching years :-)

Peter Waldock 02/07/2014 5 stars

I bought my mini advance over a year ago and have hatched out over a hundred ducks and chickens in it since buying plus countless quail and It has never let me down. I would thoroughly recommend it as a incubator and well worth the money. Peter

George Clarkson 02/07/2014 5 stars

I purchased this incubator for my first attempt at hatching chicken eggs. I incubated 7 Barnevelder eggs and had a 100% success rate, so needless to say I was impressed. I would recommend this incubator for anyone only wanting to incubate a small number of eggs, with the convenience of automatic egg-turning.

Mark Langford 27/06/2014 5 stars

I bought product after reading such good reviews, I had been looking at buying a cheep incubator for a while and had my eyes on an import, but after reading so many reviews I though I would spend the extra little bit of money and get a Brinsea mini advance. I have not been disappointed, easy to setup, easy instructions, and a perfect 100% hatch rate. I am currently just hatching my 3 batch and I cant fault it. The only fault I have with this product is the base, as I have to put some kitchen roll on the bottom after removing the try, just before hatching, but that doesn't affect recommending this product as it makes it easier to clean after hatch. Cant recommend the Brinsea range highly enough

Jenny 27/06/2014 5 stars

Brilliant little incubator & really well written instructions for a change! Found it easy to use & only lost one chick while hatching from 3 clutches. I made kitchen roll circles to put on the base the day prior to hatching, it might be quite nice to include a couple of made to measure mats to replace the egg turner.

malcolm isaaks 27/06/2014 5 stars

good bit of kit had mine over a year now no trouble at all ,so simple to set up even a dip like myself found it simple to set up had some good hatches from it, malcolm

Susan Lazell 27/06/2014 5 stars

Brilliant little incubator I have always had 100 % hatch rate I used Chinese quail eggs, and all turned out to be perfect little chicks.

Alan Rigg 27/06/2014 5 stars

Have used the Mini Advance Incubator twice now with 100 % hatch success rate. Seemed a little complicated when reading the instructions prior to use, but was actually very easy to set up, the menu system being very intuitive (the menu quick reference in the manual being very helpful). Would not hesitate to recommend this product, being well built, as is the Brinsea EcoGlow 20 brooder I also bought.

svante lindman 27/06/2014 5 stars

My New Mini Advance Incubator is a Fantastic machine in both designe and Function . You can not Fail. A better Machine is very hard to Find.

Susan 17/03/2014 5 stars

Brillian piece of kit currently on day 18 of hatching green legged partridges and all is working brilliantly. Would definately recommend this product.

Robert Wiggins 26/09/2013 5 stars

First class buy, even better when you watch your chicks hatch. So easy even for the novice like me. Just follow the Brinsea advice that comes with the Mini. Can't go wrong.

Flora Todd 23/08/2013 4 stars

I am currently on day 15 of hatching 12 Coturnix quail. I have just had to remove the egg tray and place the eggs on a sheet of kitchen towel within the incubator. The floor is slippery for the chicks, causing splayed legs. Also it is very hard to raise the humidity without the temperature dropping dramatically. However for the past 14 days it has been a wonderful incubator. In the beginning it is incredibly easy to set and can keep the temperature very stable meaning that once it is set you can leave it. Its clear dome allows you to view the chicks during hatch. All in all it is an excellent incubator and I would recommend it to any first time hatchers and anyone with a small flock wishing to experiment in hatching. All of the problems above should not effect the chicks too much as the temperature can drop without harming the chicks in the final days of hatching.

Simon Lawton 21/07/2013 5 stars

I repeat what I said in the earlier review that this is the best small incubator on the market today, and mine is currently hatching 7 Serama Eggs and is sat next to my chair in the living room so I can watch the miracle of nature! I had a few questions, as never had the instructions, Brinsea's customer services helped me immensely :)

Claire Evans 19/07/2013 5 stars

What a fantastic product...our first time breeding chicks and this product was so easy to use and produced amazing results.

simon lawton 19/07/2013 5 stars

Without doubt the best small incubator on the market. Any questions or advice Brinsea Staff are extremely helpful and efficient. I dealt with a young lady called Sally Kershaw and she is a credit to the company. This incubator does it all for you, has accessories for smaller eggs and is ideal for youngsters to watch chicks hatch

Lewis Wescott 07/12/2012 5 stars

A great little incubator with a great little price! We have used this as part of our Incubation & Rearing project at school with great success and resulted in 7 happy chicks. The clear top gave great views of the chicks hatching which was captured on camera and viewed across school. The digital display was easy to use and students were able to keep an eye on the countdown to hatch day. Would recommend to all beginners!

RHIANNON EVANS 24/11/2012 5 stars

This is an outstanding product. Neat and easy to use. Even though the mini eco is a good product, The automatic does the work for you, its also less handling so less contamination. Brilliant product and real fun to use.

R. Connotte 20/10/2012 5 stars

as a first time breeder, my husband bought this small incubator. We are very pleased with it and used it all trough summer with amazing results. Most of the time all eggs turned into new cute little chicks. It's easy to use, easy to clean and has a good view. Now the the south of Holland has a new breeder in the ras Silkie Chicken, already we recieved request for new chicks and with this reliable incubator we can breed again... maybe we have to buy a bigger version.

Deb Howe 20/10/2012 5 stars

Having used several different incubators i can honestly say these are the best from the point of view of easy of use and cleaning, reliability and most importantly hatch rate! Worth every penny!!!

Sue Lyman 20/10/2012 5 stars

This is a great little incubator, I had never hatched eggs before, but followed the instructions and had great success with my first (and second) batch of eggs. Easy to maintain, a good size, easy to clean and a good size to store.

RHIANNON EVANS 20/10/2012 5 stars

I bought this after using the eco mini for the first time as I loved the product so much. This mini advance is brilliant and does the job well. I'm so impressed with its quality and now addicted to hatching eggs I will upgrade to the octo 20 auto in the new year. Brinsea does a good job when it comes to performance and quality.

Jan Burrows 27/03/2012 5 stars

This is my first incubator but I am now on my third hatch (currently of quail). It is easy to set up and is compact which is useful as the only space I have is on my desk! The indicator on the top means that you can see the countdownof the days to hatching time and the clear sides allow you to monitor the result.

Virginia Lee 01/03/2012 5 stars

This is a super little incubator, particularly suitable for quail as with the optional small turning circle in place it will take up to 12 eggs. My first try at hatching was a complete success, the chicks were all healthy and vigorous, and it was wonderful to be able to see them emerging and to video the process. (see my Youtube videos at http://bit.ly/wBook0 http://bit.ly/wYxeQv http://bit.ly/wYxeQv What more need I say? More eggs in the incubator, next Sunday is booked out for family watching time!

Rebecca Kiggins 01/03/2012 5 stars

I recieved this incubator as a Christmas present from my husband after waiting for a long time. I couldn't wait to get started and this is brilliant incubator. Hassle free and really easy to use! It was my first time, and after fretting for 21 days I got healthy and strong chicks. I'm now hooked and want to buy another Brinsea incubator - this is how good they are. I recommend this to anyone starting out in hatching eggs - worth every penny.

Katy 01/03/2012 5 stars

As my first incubator I am thrilled with this! It fits on my worktop, is easy to set up and use, a cinch to clean and store. Brilliant for the kids to watch the whole hatching process, as the visibility is great. For the home enthusiast I would whole heartedly recommend this unit.

sally christopher 01/03/2012 5 stars

A fantastic little incubator that gives great hatching results! I was so impressed I bought another one! I would recommend this to anyone who wants to start incubating on a smaller scale as it is does nearly everything for you. Easy to follow instructions and fantasic customer support if you have any queries/problems.

Robert Bratton 01/03/2012 5 stars

This incubator and infact all brinseas incubators are fantastic precise affordable pieces of equipment. I always have a 100% hatch rate with call duck eggs. Every feature works fantastic, this company know what they are doing. The split water pot provides perfect humidity throughout the hatch, the incubator also holds its temperature perfectly. Call ducks are notoriously hard to hatch but not at all with this incubator. I will not use any other company for my incubation products.

Elena Slee 19/05/2011 5 stars

Excellent results and hassle free 21 days during incubation. I've just bought my second Mini Automatic. Well done, Brinsea.

Sandy Lee 12/05/2011 5 stars

I was so pleased with this model that i now have 2 of them. Very easy to use,very relible and vision is very clear. Easy to clean. Great for beginers and the serious. Make sure you follow the advice about putting marbles/pebbles in the well once chicks have hatched as you do need to do this to void any chicks drowning onced hatched. Highly recommend.

Claire Gibson 03/02/2011 5 stars

We now live in Greece and last year started keeping a few chickens. On a recent trip to the UK, we bought this machine in order to hatch some of our eggs. As complete beginners, it was fantastic to have a machine which is easy to use and with clear instructions which were easy to follow. We are currently incubating our first batch of eggs. Our only comments about our experience are that it would be useful to have details of turning times/frequency included in the instructions and possibly more information about what to do when the chicks have hatched, for example how long to wait before moving to brooder etc. We found this information on the internet but guidelines vary considerably. The above is not intended as criticism in any way; we are highly delighted with this product and would highly recommend it to everyone. We look forward to using it again in the very near future.

Stacey Pallant 29/01/2011 5 stars

My first ever incubator and WOW...Its great. Comes with easy and clear instructions. Fully automatic which means not having to turn an egg every few hours and a clear view to see the eggs hatch, which is exciting. Highly recommended for bird lovers.

Lorraine Griffiths 23/01/2011 5 stars

An excellent machine with very easy to follow instructions, I have succesfully hatched 2 lots of eggs now have a 13 very healthy Marsh Daisies, a rare breed of hen which is on the endangered breeds list, thanks Brinsea for helping me help them. will have more to hatch this year do to breeding stock of my own, may need to upgrade my incubator.

Rudy Fernandez 22/01/2011 5 stars

Hola señores de brinsea. les cuento que yo soy criador de gallos de pelea (navajeros ) en Perú y estoy muy contento por ser la primera ves de usar una incubadora para obtener mis pollos. la verdad es que ya tengo los primeros pollos nacidos al 100 % en la mini advance realmente fue un exito adquirir el producto y estoy pensando a futuro comprar una incubadora de mas capacidad y porsupuesto tine que er de brinsea. gracias y saludos.

Linda Barker 22/01/2011 5 stars

I was given this incubator as a Christmas present as part of the Brinsea starter kit and I'm very happy with it. It's quick and easy to set up and the instructions that come with it are very clear and informative. As it turns automatically it's simple to use. Brinsea also responded vesy quickly when I asked them a question. Highly recommended.

Elena Slee 22/01/2011 5 stars

This was my first incubator, having borrowed a 3-egg incubator from a friend and become hooked on incubating. I have found this incredibly reliable and, being fully automatic, incredibly exciting. My hatch results were always very good and my family and I enjoyed the detailed information on the digital read-out on the top panel, with ultimate excitement during the last 3 days when we started to hear cheaping from inside. Clear and visible all around allowed us to see every step of the hatch from beginning to end. A must for all incubator enthusiasts. But be warned, it is very adictive and we have up-graded to the 20 egg Octagon model after the first year.

Sandra Hof 22/01/2011 5 stars

I've got this one and love it. Works very easy and simple, got good hatching. It's also perfect for children to see how baby chicks and ducks hatch!

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