Good incubator?

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

  1. GSCforester

    GSCforester In the Brooder

    Dec 29, 2010
    Anybody have any experience with Hova bator incubators, forced air with turners?

  2. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I currently have a Genesis and have had many many successful hatches with it.
  3. 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. I plan to buy another 1588 before spring when I will have showgirls eggs.
  6. luckypickens

    luckypickens Songster

    Aug 20, 2010
    Danville, AR
    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 Songster

    Nov 16, 2009

  8. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    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.

  9. 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 Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Mid west Michigan
    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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