Hovabtor or Little Giant?

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

  1. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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
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    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
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    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

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    Hovabator also...
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Hovabator 1588. [​IMG]
     
  7. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    agreed with the Genesis Hovabator....
     
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Genesis Hovabator, too!
     
  9. KsTornado11

    KsTornado11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gaah, RIP poor ducks. Very sorry for your loss.

    Best wishes on your hatch.
     

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