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Hova bator genesis 1588 THREAD :)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rirbrahma, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this a good incubator? I didn't get the egg turner should I have? And is it bad to hand turn?

    Would you recommend this to anyone?
    Thanks
     
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  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I think it is a very nice incubator. I did buy an egg turner. It works great.
     
  3. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just ordered mine to day from GQF with the turner, got a friend that says she wouldnt have anything elese.
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most excellent! Buy 2!
     
  5. Zanna

    Zanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love mine. The auto turner makes life easier, you do not need to keep opening up the incubator or almost have a heart attack because you forgot to turn the eggs last night [​IMG] Just follow the directions that come with it as to which trays to fill with water and when and you should have a sucessfull hatch. Have used mine for quail and chicken eggs.
     
  6. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wish I could but they aint cheap, so I can only get 1 this time. Maybe I was just dreaming, but did they ever make a hard plastic cover for the hovabators, It would be nice if they would to keep them protected from dents & such.
     
  7. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes I love mine...they are so easy to hatch in for newbies...I have the egg turner...you don't really have to do anything...love it
     
  8. Mom2Five

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    I plan on getting one of these with the egg turner. I hear they're GREAT! [​IMG]
     
  9. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, GREAT!!! I've heard egg-cellent reviews! Haha.
    Would it be okay to hand turn it though?
    Thank you ,)
     
  10. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Its ok hand turn any of them, Thats what I do now with my homade rig, but theres just so many times Im not at home to turn them, I work 12 hour shifts & have to hound my son to do it for me he dont mind but he is 16 year old, yall know how forgetfull a 16 year olds brain is ? but he does it for me anyway, hes a good kid.
     

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