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what is your opinion on the hovabator 1620N?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sdshoars, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am thinking about getting one of these, are the not worth it, or are they a decent incubator??

    ETA: or should i just beg DH and get a 1588? i think i have heard those are pretty darn good?
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2008
  2. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Quote:I'd go ahead and start begging! (Beg a little extra and get the turner..and then throw in the 1602 as a hatcher...that way you can stagger your hatches! [​IMG] [​IMG] )
     
  3. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    My sister and me both bought these back in spring. They are not bad incubators. The only problem I have had is that the temp won't stay consistent especially at hatch but that could also be because I'm inexperienced at incubating.
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I haven't had any real problems with mine after 4 hatches. In the middle of summer the temp did climb a little but the sun was shining on it all afternoon and I had nowhere better to put it. I just turned once in the afternoon to vent the heat. If you keep your house around the same temp or have a stable room/closet they work fine. If you let your house go through temperature changes from day to night most of the styrofoam bators won't do well. They just don't hold the heat well enough.
     

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