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Hova Bator or Little Giant?????????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bantaclear, May 1, 2011.

  1. bantaclear

    bantaclear Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2011
    High River
    Im at a loss on which one to get. I would like something that is easy to use, not worried about turners. Something that has a thermostat would be best but not needed. Can you all help me and give me your opinion please?
    Last edited: May 1, 2011
  2. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    Definately Hovabator. That's what all 3 of ours are. The oldest has lasted for several yrs & still works great. But my favorite out of them is the Genesis 1588 because it's very easy to use.
    Last edited: May 1, 2011
  3. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

    Sep 28, 2008
    Hove 1588....no brainer.. I would take a free LG... [​IMG]
  4. bantaclear

    bantaclear Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2011
    High River
    The one im looking at is the 1602 or 1611? not to sure what the differance is? i think its just one has a turner.
    but if the 1588 is the way to go then i will dish out the extra cash.
    Last edited: May 1, 2011
  5. chickenfeverforever

    chickenfeverforever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2011
    Hovabator!! And I WOULDN'T take a LG even if it were for free. Thinking about using mine for target practice!
  6. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I have all 3!! 1588 1602n and the LG. Go with the 1588
  7. mycutekitties

    mycutekitties Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2009
    Modesto, California
    I have a VERY good hatch rate with my Hova Bator.
  8. bantaclear

    bantaclear Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2011
    High River
    So y is the 1602 so much less expensive than the 1588? Im sorry im just very new to this. Thank you for all your help.
  9. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.
    Quote:the 1602N works but it works a lot better with a fan
  10. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2011
    Northern Idaho
    Thanks all! I just picked up a Genesis 1588 with a 1611 on eBay. Like bantaclear, I'm new at this. Your input saved me a lot of time researching the differences between incubators. My DH is still working on my chicken coop, I didn't want to throw another project his way, so the Genesis set up sounds like the best deal for ease of use. Awesome. Eggs and incubator should arrive on the same day, I can hardly wait!!!

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