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Hovabtor or Little Giant?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KsTornado11, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    My old Hovabator has seen better days,so thinking of replacing it.
    Would like some feedback or what's the preferred 'bator,before I go buy one. They only sell LGs at our feed store,I think a nearby town has Hovabators though.
    I have about 2 dozen duck eggs I want to toss in. Also lost one of the little plastic windows on my H.
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd get a Hovabator...you can order from GQF or Cutler Supply and it'll be here in just a couple of days. The only thing I'd trade my Hova Genesis 1588s for is a Dickey or a Sportsman.
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    The only thing a LG is fit for IMO is a hatcher. If you have to go styro, get a genesis hova. No since wasting money. [​IMG]
  4. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quote:Hova, every time.

    My only issue with this is that a full blown Hova, with all the options, is no longer cheap.

    For what they charge I can build better, so ya might wanna make your own.
  5. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    SE Iowa
    Hovabator also...
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Hovabator 1588. [​IMG]
  7. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

    May 6, 2007
    Columbia Gorge, OR
    agreed with the Genesis Hovabator....
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Genesis Hovabator, too!
  9. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Well,alot happened since I made this thread. Neighbor dogs killed all but 1 (Rouen hen) of my 6 ducks. I have 44 of their eggs,about half were in the fridge. I have them sitting on the counter,hope the Hovabator stablizes overnight so I can try hatching some. Took some plastic and duck taped it over the missing window. Hope to get SOME of their babies to hatch.
  10. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 6, 2009
    Gaah, RIP poor ducks. Very sorry for your loss.

    Best wishes on your hatch.

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