hatch rates with 1588 hova bator? and others?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by davedavey, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. davedavey

    davedavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are your hatch rates with the hova bator 1588?
    Brinsea Octagon 20??
    Rcon Kingsuro 20??
    Just looking before I commit to buy. Thanks Dave
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014
  2. KYBOY

    KYBOY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hatch rates in our 1588's have always been around 95% and up with good eggs..same with our older 1583..
     
  3. mbleily

    mbleily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a problem with the thermometer on you 1588? I have the genesis and it seems the thermometer and maybe the moisture meter are off a little. I have 4 other thermometers in it and they all read different but they are all lower than the genesis one. Could that be because it reads higher up in the incubator? I registers lower in the humidity than the other two that have that gauge. by quite a lot. One of them registers 35% , Warehouse one registers low on both temp and humidity. 97 on temp and 10%on humidity. ( and I just paid over $5 for a new battery) the hover registers 18 on humidity. There is no water in the incubator and we have wood heat so I expect it to run low.

    I am thinking if I stick with the genesis and just up the temp a little it should be ok. Right now it runs 100.7 it is set at 100.5. The others are all on the wire and run around 99 to 99.7 I some times think too much information is a deterrent. LOL

    Here is the run down.
    incubator runs between 100.4 to .7 humidity 18
    the Warehouse runs at 97 humidity 10
    Timex from Wally world runs 99.4 humidity 35-7
    regular thermometers 99.something not dig so hard to tell.
    Aquarium therm. 99.5
    Acu Rite 99 Doesn't seem to register decimals
     

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