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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gavinandallison, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Hovabator Incubator 1602 N with a turner 1611... The husband wants a incubator for Christmas ( Yes I am very scared ) ...
  2. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a brand new Hovabator 1588 Genesis and am setting eggs this Thursday...have been playing with it and it holds the temp and humidity perfectly..I am so excited!
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    I also have a Hovabator Genesis 1588 with turner and love it. It holds temp and humidity very well. I did 2 hatches in the spring with shipped eggs and had over 50% hatch rate ~ which is good on shipped eggs.

    I got mine from Cutler Supply They had very fast service and with shipping the total for both was about $175. Shipping may vary according to your location.
  4. lichick28

    lichick28 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2008
    I Just Purchased 1602n With The Egg Turner. I Am Very Happy With It. Hatched Out My First Incubator Babes On Thanksgiving Day. Dont For Get The Thermometer/hygrometer Free With Kit. Got Mine From & They Have Help Site With Hatching Info. Dont Be Scared! Its Eggciting
  5. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 30, 2009
    Mt Repose, OH
    My Coop
    I've only ever used the 1602 N Hovabator and love it. Recently added the turner from LG for their similar model and it's been working great. Just needed to notch a little dent for the cord to the turner to come out. I cannot set eggs in the middle 4 spots because they'll bump the inner workings, so I set around there. Set 24 shipped eggs a week ago and candling showed growth in 20. Not too shabby considering there was a post office screw up and they sat around in the cold for days!
  6. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2009
    I've been using the same Hovabator with turner (can't remember model number) I bought over 15 years ago and still hatching eggs with it. Other then a bit of duct tape here and there, it works just fine for me. I got good hatches the first go-around, and then started getting bacterial problems-------fixed that, I now use the standard 3% Hydrogen Peroxide solution instead of pure water for the evaporator trays.
  7. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Thanks to all... looks like Santa will be going incubator shopping [​IMG]

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