hovabator question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by janieschicks, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. janieschicks

    janieschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello,
    This is my first post. I am about to purchase a Hovabator 1602N and i wondering if i need the egg turner if i'm only going to use 15 - 30 eggs at a time? Also will larger eggs like duck or turkey fit in the hovabator? Thank you for any help!

    janie
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Hello, [​IMG] from South Carolina!

    Not sure about that specific incubator, but the turner is a great thing to have. Eggs have to be turned 3-5 times a day, if not more- and it's hard to be there every time!
     
  3. janieschicks

    janieschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you ranch hand! I am gone about 7 hours each day, is that too long not to be turned?

    thank you
    janie
     
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    nope, i turn mine every 6-8 hours. be sure to turn them an odd number of times per day, minimum of three. good luck and
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