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Hovabator - Where to buy?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by juliaaa, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my AMAZING and ENABLING boyfriend told me if I came up with the money myself I could buy an incubator (I'm a SAHM) [​IMG]. Well I came up with a chunk of money and now I'm ready to get my very first one. I have been reading here on what to get and what not to get. I think I have decided to get a Hovabator. I plan on being able to use it often and don't want to have to mess too much with it. I'd rather spend a few extra bucks and get one that will last than just get one to have one.

    Now that I've decided on the Hovabator I now have to figure out where to buy it from. I also wanted to know what else as far as accessories I should get with it. I see that some come with the following options: auto egg turner, thermostat/hygrometer, fan kit, and an egg candeler. What is necessary and what can I get elsewhere and spend a little less on?

    Eventually as we progress developing the farm it would be used for more than just chicken eggs so I don't want to limit myself.


    I'm willing to buy it online, but don't wanna spend a ton in shipping costs. I'd prefer to go to a store and buy it but don't know where to look. I went to TSC and all I saw was the Little Giants, maybe I looked in the wrong spot? (Probably not, I seriously spent almost 3 hours in there looking at everything making a "wish list" [​IMG] )
     
  2. Orpygal

    Orpygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. destin0709

    destin0709 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my hova-bator 1588 at www.incubatorwarehouse.com. It was the combo kit for $177.00 with turner, candleing light, thermometer and a hydrometer/thermometer. You can also just purchase hova-bator without all the accessories.
     
  4. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What accessories would I actually NEED? Would it work without any of them?
     
  5. destin0709

    destin0709 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes you can use it without the accesorries. You will definitly want a thermometer/hygrometer so you know what your temperature/humidity is at. But the rest is your choice. I preferred to have the egg turner because I would never remember to turn eggs 3-4 times everyday. And the egg light candler so I could see how the egg was progressing. But that is up to you.
     
  6. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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