Hova Bators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by folgerrd, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. folgerrd

    folgerrd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
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    I have been looking at incubators and I found one called the 1602N, it's by Hova Bator.
    Are Hova Bators any good? Is there a different brand you prefer? Do you use homemade instead?

    Thanks.
     
  2. SherrieT

    SherrieT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Hova Bator Genesis was just delivered today. [​IMG]

    Just do a search and you will come up with lots of posts about them!
     
  3. AmyLM

    AmyLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm also in the market for one and I'm trying to do all the same research you are was up till 2 am plugging away on the old google, ebay, BYC, and other sites. [​IMG]

    Hoping to get my hands on a used one or one that someones upgrading from... and hopefully an egg turner but I dunno much about them. I dunno what model... I don't know how to even run it! or humidity/temp. I'm nervous but I really want to try it ;)
     
  4. So far I love my Hova bator Genesis I have my very first hatch ever in it right now so lieghts hope everything go,s well
     
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  5. wilobrookfarms

    wilobrookfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm having great success with my genesis 1588. I'm on my first hatch, ever, and the genesis has been so great! Temp. holds steady, and add water couple times a day. Thats it..
    I go into lockdown in 6 days. so I'll let you know!
     
  6. Thanks
     
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  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the new ones work as well as my old model....you're gonna have all the chickies you've ever wanted.
     
  8. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. KLRA

    KLRA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the hovabators styrofoam? I had trouble figuring out the construction of them when I was in the market for an incubator, so I just went with a Brinsea. They're solid plastic which is better for me... Easier to clean and harder to break!
     
  10. folgerrd

    folgerrd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Canada

    Looks like yours has been through its fair share of chickies! How long have you had it?
     

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