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Good incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GSCforester, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. GSCforester

    GSCforester Out Of The Brooder

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    Anybody have any experience with Hova bator incubators, forced air with turners?
     
  2. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I currently have a Genesis and have had many many successful hatches with it.
     
  3. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    I have a 1602 with fan kit and a 1588 which I love. Both have turner and I have gotten 100%. Love love love the 1588
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Good choice [​IMG]
     
  5. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    I plan to buy another 1588 before spring when I will have showgirls eggs.
     
  6. luckypickens

    luckypickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 1588's and they are so easy a cave man can do it LOL! LOVE THEM and hope to get another one real soon! Have had several other kind but believe me I have had the best ever hatches with my 1588!
     
  7. Surehatch

    Surehatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Glad to hear that even I ( a cave type man) can successfully use the 1588. I am planning on buying a incubator and it was between the Brinsea 20 or the Genesis 1588. But the more I read the 1588 has alot of BYC'ers that have very good hatches with them.

    Dave
     
  9. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    I could afford the Brinsea but I LOVE my 1588 and it holds more eggs. Why change? I trust it 100% I add water about every 3 days but I have the fish tank tubing ran in so I don't have to open it to do that.

    Happy hatching!
     
  10. Cottage Rose

    Cottage Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If anybody is going to buy a Brinsea Octagon I would highly recommend the larger 40 instead of the 20
    if you are going to be hatching out duck or goose eggs.
    Surprisingly I haven't found any difference in performance between my Brinsea and Hova-Bators
    (1588 & cheaper w/ fan models) when it comes to hatching out waterfowl.
     

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