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hatch rates with 1588 hova bator? and others?

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

  1. davedavey

    davedavey Songster

    Sep 13, 2013
    washington state
    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 Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    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 Songster

    Feb 20, 2008
    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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