Hi & Questions about Incubators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SGM, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone. My name is Ashley and I am looking to get back into hatching eggs. I hatched a lot back in 2006 but wound up selling out and even sold my 3 incubators. What I was wanting to know is opinions on relatively inexpensive incubators. I don't plan to hatch a lot of eggs at any one time so I don't really need a large bator right now. I was thinking of the regular Little Giant or the regular Hovabator. What are your thoughts?
     
  2. kellim

    kellim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey! I absolutely love my Hovabator Genesis! I paid about 110.00 plus shipping for mine and it has paid for itself in good hatches! It is very easy to use and I have never had a problem with it. I did try an LG before this one and could not for the life of me get the temps to stabilize, it ended up cooking my 3 duck eggs and I took it back to the store and got a refund and then ordered my Hovabator 1588 Genesis.

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  3. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just looked it up and it does look fabulous! I might just have to get one of those! I didn't know that it came preset with the temp and had a fan. That's good. I didn't have fans in my old ones. Thanks!
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The genesis is the best bang for your buck.
     
  5. kellim

    kellim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are Welcome!
     
  6. SGM

    SGM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hubby wants to build one. We did that venture before too. Built two different ones but those were a lot harder to keep the temp and humidity on than the store bought ones.
     

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