Hovabator or Genesis 1588

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by happyhens, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. happyhens

    happyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Refrigerator bator in the works, but I need something sooner than that due to eggs on the way and the LG bator not working well. Which is better, Genesis 1588 or Hovabator?
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Genesis with electronic thermostat and auto turner, just plug in and water LOL!
     
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  3. Farmer Brown

    Farmer Brown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the Genesis 1588 is a Hovabator. Kind of like the make and model. Is there another incubator you are looking at besides the 1588? Just trying to help you get the best answer possible. [​IMG]
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    The Genesis 1588 is made by Hovabator. I have only used mine once, but it sure did the trick! I had no issues with temp or humidity the whole time. You might be able to find a used one on BYC, check around, and good luck!
     
  5. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, same unit. I have one on the way. The best price I found was through STROMBERGS CHICKS AND GAMEBIRDS, and they shipped the very next day after ordering.
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  6. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep..one in the same....mine is "cookin' " as I type....babies due Thursday
     
  7. Farmer Brown

    Farmer Brown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just ordered a 1588 from Home and Barn Basics Sat. Is it just me or is the STROMBERGS site a little hard to shop? [​IMG] By this I mean why can't they just use the model #'s instead of that big ol' description? They just make it harder for me to post-purchase price compare so I will have buyers remorse. [​IMG]
    My Mom always told me I was special. [​IMG]
     
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  8. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I have heard I would go with the genisis 1588. But I have no experience with that kind. Goodluck, -Jay
     
  9. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    Yay, another favorite bator question!

    I vote for GQF Genesis 1588 and you can get all of the directions and settings online...too awesome!

    tina
     
  10. happyhens

    happyhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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