Incubating chicken eggs requires the right tools. Here we have the best incubators specifically designed for successful chicken egg incubation. A chicken egg incubator is designed to keep your chicken eggs at the correct temperature for the duration of the incubation period, a total of 21 days. For the first 18 days, the eggs must be turned at regular intervals to keep the yolk from sticking, and to allow it to gather nutrients from the albumen (egg whites). Chicken egg turning can be done by hand or by using an automatic egg turner. Whether or not an automatic chicken egg turner is necessary will depend on your preference and your schedule. Many people hold jobs outside of the home or farm, and are not readily available to turn the eggs as consistently as they would like, and would benefit greatly from an automated turner. Others prefer to turn by hand as it allows them to keep a close watch on the progress of their chicks. One way is not better than the other, they are simply different methods for different lifestyles and choices. If you need help deciding what chicken egg incubator is right for you, please call us at (800) 259-9755 to discuss your options.