Hovabator

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Theeggboxtoo, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    How do you hatch duck eggs in a hovabator 1602n without a turner? Does anyone have experience with this?
    Any help appreciated!
     
  2. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    Anyone?
     
  3. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wish I could help. I believe that you would have to manually turn them each day. I plan to get an incubator next year...so I can't help you too much.
     
  4. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Its easy. keep your trays full of water. mist and turn three times a day. But I personally use a turner because I may forget or not have time. With a turner AND hand turning you have all bases covered.
     
  5. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    Quote:Should i keep all the trays full or just some? How much water should i mist on them?
     
  6. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    All trays. just a spritz or two when you turn them. I use an old windex bottle.
     
  7. Theeggboxtoo

    Theeggboxtoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Alabama
    Quote:Have you had good hatch rates with this?
     
  8. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Very good.
     

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