Are these incubators any good?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelseygirl707, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
    So I can get one of those old round metal hova-bators for 25 bucks, and I was thinking of getting it to replace my LG as a hatcher, as I heard that those old metal ones are better than the new hovabators. I would guess it would need new wafers, but just need to know if people have good success with these.

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    Thanks!!!
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    got one just like that and they work great! i didn't replace the wafers on mine, but it works just fine, although i rigged a fan into mine so it's no longer a "still air"

    but with ANY incubator, especially these, i recommend rotating the eggs each time you turn them. by this i mean switching the eggs closer to the wall with the eggs closer to the center.

    but yeah these work great! i haven't had any huge temp swings with mine, it stays a steady 99.3 - 100.5

    EDIT: The brand is called "Brower" if you ever need to buy a new part, which i doubt you will ever need to do.
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009

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