Bator Problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Keshiaandadam, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. Keshiaandadam

    Keshiaandadam Cooped Up

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    I am having problems my Incubator only hold a temp of about 85 degrees they wont hatch with they?
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    85 degrees is to low. What type of incubator?
     
  3. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the temp is adjustable (has an ether wafer thermostat)m adjust it up, slowly. Like 1 tiny movement per hour. You can find Hova-Bator manuals on www.gqfmfg.com.
     
  4. Keshiaandadam

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    its like a Styrofoam one will 2 windows in it on the top and a fan and its now turned up as far as it will go and it will only go to 91 degrees no higher
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The thermostat wafer is shot then. That is the round copper disc inside the incubator. You can get them at any farm supply or off ebay for about $10.00.

    The incubator you describe is a hovabator or little giant. Both use the same wafer.
     

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