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 Post subject: Hova-Bator Incubators
PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 10:40 am 
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Hi all
I have just brought a Hova-Bator incubator as an emergency backup for my silkie hen who is currently setting on 15 eggs :shock:
Can anyone tell me about it are they ok any faults that I should be aware of ect?
Any/all advice welcome
Jane

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 Post subject: Hova-bator
PostPosted: Fri May 26, 2006 1:21 pm 
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I use a still air Hova Bator,no turner, as a hatcher.A good idea is to seal the polystyrene before use.I used Bond Crete. If you hadn't already bought your Hova Bator I was going to suggest you purchase directly from USA,& save about $100.


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Thanks Blackdotte :lol:
I did think of buying one from the usa but was talked out of it thanks for the advice
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:23 pm 
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I have two Hova Bator incubators and find it important at this time of the year, to have the incubator in a room where the temperature doesnt vary, the incubator has trouble trying to maintain the correct temperature if the room temperare is changing.
Other than that, i find that they are a really good incubator.
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 Post subject: Room temp
PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2006 9:53 pm 
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Yes this is good advice for any incubator,they are all designed to work best at an ambient temp of 23 C constant.


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