I need a bator that will hold it's temp very well, which one?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PineBurrowPeeps, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Well life hit and it doesn't look like I'm going to be building a bator or hubby building a bator afterall.
    I've decided to just buy one with our tax refund this year.
    My house is OLD (281 years) and DRAFTY everywhere. I need a bator that will hold it's temp very well even if the house temp jumps all over. Any ideas?
     
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/comersus_listItems.asp?idCategory=34

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    have the Hova Circulated Air Model 1583 with a turner. My house is old only 100 years! lol... I keep this one and my old Lyons incubators in the kitchen on the counters when I hatch chicks. I never have had a problem from day one with it holding temps and humidity.
     
  3. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    just got my Hova Bator 1588 (as recommended by Miss Prissy) Coud NOT be happier!!! [​IMG]

    Beats the heck out of my Little Giant [​IMG]
     
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  4. I should put the Bator when I get one, in a room that is the most stable temp wise in the house right?
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yes. Whatever you choose the draft free, stable temp room is best.
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Genesis 1588, like already recommended! I've never had a problem with mine! It's wonderful! [​IMG]
     
  7. [​IMG] Thank you all, I think that's exactly what I'm going to get...
     
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You won't be disappointed, I promise! [​IMG]
     
  9. moms_pantry

    moms_pantry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Hovabator 1602 with an automatic turner and it does very well at holding a constant temperature. I have been well pleased with it. I have it on a small table I set up in the dining room so it isn't near a door or window. Good luck and happy hatching.
     
  10. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    good for you....You"ll love it [​IMG]
     

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