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Ok, just few more questions 4 Hova-bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fancypants4569, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Fancypants4569

    Fancypants4569 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was given a used Hova-bator, I think it is the thermal air flow model but not sure due to most of the label stickers are gone. It has a few missing things but should be easy to replace and it also needs a new wafer. What I need is if anyone can direct me to an online manual or something so I can be sure as to what all is missing and also learn how to operate it, Ive looked and cant seem to find a manual for it, and second were to find least expensive wafers? Thank you all ahead of time for your answers and taking the time to reply to my post...I am really wanting to get into this and want to learn!!! [​IMG] Ok, I have a list of the things I need to get for this thing. Should I go ahead and order a couple of wafer's? Do they need to be replaced often?
     
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  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

  3. killer

    killer Chillin' With My Peeps

    i see you have a LG fan mounted in that thing. so keep the temp around 99 to 100 deg.
     
  4. Fancypants4569

    Fancypants4569 Out Of The Brooder

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    So when I order wafer's fpr this thing does any of the wafer's for all the Hova-bators work?
     
  5. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Yes, The wafers are all the same
     
  6. Fancypants4569

    Fancypants4569 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Pulletsdecajun! That site is perfect! Mine has no vent plugs so I need to order those too, so far it looks like it wont cost me to much to get it going agian. If anyone has this type of incubator, any info on do's and dont's, helpful hints, ect would be greatly appreciated!
     
  7. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    I have a more recent model hova bator. I can tell you that it keeps a perfect temperature, but you will want to take a couple of days to fiddle with it and stabilize the temperature. Have fun hatching!
     

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