Trying to hatch GOOSE e-g-g-s in HOVA BATOR 1602N

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by M0therGoose, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2009
    Pasadena, Texas
    HI. I am trying to hatch 4 Sebastopol goose e-g-g-s in a Still-Air Hova Bator 1602N. Has anyone tried this in this particular incubator before? If so, tell me your experience--good or bad. I am having trouble getting consistent temperatures and humidity readings throughout the bator. I have 3 thermometers and a wet bulb and digital hygrometer in there ALL with DIFFERENT readings! I called GQF this morning and they said to go by the top of the egg thermometer reading only. I had a GQF cabinet incubator that stopped working the day before my sebbie e-g-g-s came in so this was the only (and best) incubator i could find on the spur of the moment! I am also wondering if the humidity is suppose to be the same percentage for a still-air as for a forced air and if so what? If you have had a successful goose hatch in this particular incubator before please tell me EXACTLY what you did--- ditto if you had an unsuccessful hatch. I have 4 Sebbie goose e-g-g-s in now that I started last night.---- I am having goose baby fever BADLY so they HAVE make it! Thanks!
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2009
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    Good luck , I think I read on here about someone that did so I think youll get some help you could aslo go ask in the other poultry parts down in the index further maybe
  3. Sugar Sand Farm

    Sugar Sand Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2007
    North Florida
    I'm not really sure what the temps and humidity should be. I have 7 goose eggs sitting on my table ready to go as well. I googled info on incubating goose eggs and got several web sites that gave instructions Itf noone answers check them out.

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