Little Giant vs Hovabator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by iamcuriositycat, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    I have a hovabator incubator with circulating air & egg turner, but now I want a hatcher so I can run multiple batches at a time. The Little Giant is available locally for $42, whereas I'd have to order the Hovabator for about $60 plus shipping. For the hatcher I don't need it to circulate or turn, obviously, so is there any reason why I shouldn't just get the Little Giant? Thanks!
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You still have to fight getting the temps steady with the LG....I'd spend the extra and get another Hovabator. I have 4 hovas that I incubate and hatch in and it was a happy day when I drop kicked my old LG into the trash can. I know there are some who like them, but I'm not one of them!!
     
  3. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    Thank you! That is exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for. Now I know why I need to spend the extra 20+ bucks. [​IMG]
     
  4. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Songster

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    I've never had a problem with my LG, I set it up in the same place everytime and within 45 minutes it regulates. Once it regulates, I don't touch the temp knob and the next time I get ready to use it, it's pretty much there.
     
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  5. SS

    SS In the Brooder

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    Genetically coming from a Family of all tight-wads I am also Interested in getting an LG Incubator. as I like to say If it Half works its okay as long as its half price [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:Just as long as you're ok with only getting half hatches or less!!
     

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