Hova Bator Genesis--adding water

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sherry, May 7, 2008.

  1. Sherry

    Sherry Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Southern WV
    My guinea eggs should be here in a day or two. I have a couple of questions

    1. I set the incubator up today, turned it on to make sure it's all working. Should I leave it on and heated until I get the eggs? Or do I turn it off for now and turn it back on when I'm ready to put the eggs in?

    2. How often do you have to add water? I have the automatic egg turner, so will I have to remove it and the eggs to add the water?

    Any help appreciated for this novice.
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Leave it on and heated, add water whenever your humidity drops. [​IMG]

    To add water while the turner is in it, just remove an egg and pour through the hole of the egg cup. Set the egg back in when done. [​IMG]
    Last edited by a moderator: May 7, 2008
  3. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    I add water to mine with a turkey bastor(sp) you don't have to take the turner out, there is room to get the turkey bastor in.

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