This is for all you Hovabator 1602N owners...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shelleyb1969, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    How long did it take for your bator to get set for eggs? How difficult was it to get the specs right (temps and humidity)?
     
  2. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Tulsa
    Quote:Hovas are quite easy if you have it in a stable temp room.

    Set it up 48 hours beforehand. adjustments, if required, are easy.
     
  3. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For your first set up yes I would set it up at least 2 days ahead of time, for just about any incubator-- the r-com being an exception, it's almost plug-n-go , but my old 1602 with turner and fan has been very reliable and it was free !
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I set it up 48hrs ahead of time the first time and 24hrs the 2nd time. It has a tendency raise temp a little as the weeks go on and I have to tap it down but otherwise I've had no problems. It actually seems to hold humidity well. I ran it almost dry this last hatch and I've had it up to 85% humidity on accident before.
     

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