little giant bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jay1995, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have a little giant 9200 bator? Is it good, and do you only fill middle tray and day 18 fill all?
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2009
  2. jersey

    jersey Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 lil giants and I really don't like them. I lost a lot of hatches in them due to the temp just takes forever to regulate and boom it overheats on you. So I go with the hovabator , I got the newer model last year and love it. A near perfect hatch every time!
     
  3. the_eagle69

    the_eagle69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 2 of thelm had good luck last year with one just starting this year temp is a little hard to adjust i have egg truners so i set 41 at a time fill the water cups in the bottem and check the water every 3 to 4 days and fill if needed on day 18 i lay the eggs on there side on the wire rack. hope this helps.
     
  4. brkuk

    brkuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    add sponges on day 18. Layer the bottom on one side with sponges and use a straw to add water. Very Simple. U can't go wrong with an LG. Just keep your eye on the temp and humidity. Good Luck. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 of the LG's with forced air and the turner. I have very good hatches from them.
     
  6. natalie1136

    natalie1136 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have an LG forced air with turner. I like mine. I put a folded paper towel in it and add water with a tube and small funnel. It helps the humidity stay more constant. I set the temp and it stays there fine. I don't have problems with mine. I hatched 22 out of about 27 or 28 last hatch. Hope you have a great hatch!!

    Natalie
     
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Sorry dont like them, sold all my LG bators and got Hovabators instead.

    Good luck!
     

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