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Just bought a new incubator!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lowcountrypoultry, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. I bought a new incubator from Home and Barn Basics.

    I got the Hova-Bator genesis, I hear it's okay.

    I already own a hova-bator but its two years old and the turner broke. So I decided to buy a new one,.

    Anyone have anything good to say about the Genesis?

    I hope I bought the right thing. [​IMG]
  2. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    i heard they work really good, and all it needs is eggs and water. I cant remember who it was but they said that once the temp was set, they didnt even need a thermometer, so they saved the money and bought a good Hygrometer. i would always use a thermo tho.
  3. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    i got mine about 2 weeks ago i can tell u this i have used just about every bator out there table top wise except for the more expensive ones like the brinsea's and the r-com. i ordered the genesis to have until i could get a brinsea but i think im just gonna get another genesis. it is so easy it's insane all i nhave had to do is look in on the humidity and add water 3 times in the last 10 days or so. and for the money its great im gonna get at least 1 maybe 2 more . they are wonderful.
  4. I love my current hova bator. I am going to test out the new genesis with 55 quail eggs, so I am hoping to get a goood hatch.
  5. homeandbarnbasics

    homeandbarnbasics In the Brooder

    Jun 29, 2008
    Tallassee, AL
    Your incubator went out this morning. I did not realize that you were a BYC member. All BYC members get a 5% discount on their purchases. I will go back and refund you some cash. I think you will like the genesis. I use a couple of them in addition to our sportsman incubators. For a small clutch of eggs, I greatly prefer them. I am gonna set some cochin eggs I bought from another BYC member tonight.
    I hope you like it, let me know if I can do anything else for you.
  6. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    wow, if i get 5% the sale price i can get a genesis for like $105! Uh Oh! [​IMG]
  7. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    they are good baters
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've got 2 of them and wouldn't trade them. I've had good luck with them.
  9. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    your tempting me!
  10. I love mine! Its so easy to use it takes alot of the stress out of hatching. I love that the temperature is preset by the factory and you can buy it with the turner.
    You won't regret buying this one.
    Congratulations and happy hatching.

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