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Ok...2 bators on the way...what else do I need? Advice?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessika, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Jessika

    Jessika Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Eagle Creek, OR
    I have this on the way....

    0720 Hova-Bator Incubator with Auto-Turner (quail & standard) 1 - $168.00

    1602N Thermal Air Hova-Bator 1 - $47.98

    9025 LED Egg Light 1 - $3.98

    1765 Clear Plastic Liner for Hova-B 1 - $6.95 (an extra)

    ...what else is needed? Isn't there a thermometer & hygrometer I still need...one for each bator? LOL I know I ALWAYS forget something if I get excited and in a haste. They do have thermometers...but say that they are not the greatest either and not to trust them right in the 1588 instruction.

    I figured I would use one for incubation (18 days) and use the other one for hatching (day 18-21).

    Do you all agree with the instructions.....
    https://www.gqfmfg.com/pdf/1588 Instruction Manual 2.pdf

    https://www.gqfmfg.com/pdf/Thermal Hova-Bator instructions.pdf

    Advice? It is coming with 30 quail eggs too! Just set it up...wait a few hours than good to go? Throw them in? Any tips will be greatly appreciated!!!
  2. spydertoys

    spydertoys Songster

    May 19, 2008
    Munfordville, Kentucky
    They normally come with a thermometer. When you are ready to set you need to bring the incubator up to temperature, and add the water. Once the temperature stabilizes you are good to go!
  3. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Songster

    Aug 15, 2008
    I think you need some eggs! [​IMG][​IMG]
  4. Jessika

    Jessika Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Eagle Creek, OR

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