Hovabator 1602N Worth getting?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NoseyChickens, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    There is a Hovabator 1602N on ebay for $25 with one day left for bidding- no bids. Would it be worth bidding on for chicken eggs? how much would you bid?

    I have never had an incubator before. Is this worth a try?
     
  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    honestly, without the egg turner it isn't worth it, & the egg turner costs as much as the unit, so I'd say save your money up a bit longer & buy the next level up.
    I have a 1602 & never did any good w/it until I got the turner (which, like I said, doubled the price).
     
  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    thanks!
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    i have 4 of them with turners and they do fine if you keep an eye on temp and humidity. they did great without the turner just much more work, which holds true for any model.
     

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