Hova-bator incubator, model 2362-N - is this a good buy?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by momma's chickens, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    I have found the above mentioned incubator with an egg turner on Craig's list for $25. It is the circulated air kind. He also has a Defiance brooder for sale too, not sure the price on it. Should I go for it and how to convince my wonderful dh! [​IMG]
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    sounds good to me.. someone will know more probably...

    most bators start at 40-50 and go up.?
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  3. Irajoe

    Irajoe Songster

    Jan 3, 2009
    South Carolina
    My opinion...Yes, it's a great deal. Check the age and the operability and you're good to go! [​IMG]
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    If it works...AWESOME deal.
  5. Chickies-duckies-etc

    Chickies-duckies-etc Songster

    Jun 5, 2008
    It probably has a wafer thermostate. They dont cost a lot if it needs to be replaced. The parts can be ordered from the manufacturer Georgia Quail Farm.

    You can also check the GQF site to find out what that model and others plus parts cost to know how high you want to bid on it.

    #25 if it works is cheap.
  6. beak

    beak On vacation

    Dec 12, 2008
    Kiowa, Colorado
    With egg turner and shipping your looking at 165 or so new. We have one and the temp is a lot more consistant than the one that doesn't circulate the air. We have that one too.
  7. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Chirping

    Nov 5, 2007
    South Carolina
    I have a model 2362-N and it works find, Mine is forced air with a egg turner.

    Nice bator in my opinion not just because I own one but it does a good job.

    I paid $80 dollars for mine.
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  8. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Thanks everybody. I am so excited!!!

    Chickies-Duckies, I will check the website, thanks for the heads up. [​IMG]

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