Chinese Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bromleyboy, Apr 30, 2017.

  1. bromleyboy

    bromleyboy New Egg

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    I got the (yellow Chinese flat control panel) max 48 eggs .think its the Kenley make.
    Q, how do you calibrate this unit in the program CA + or -
    set high temp at 37.8 C and low at 37.0 C and when I adjust by + 2.5 C because its out, on the display it shows 40.5C
    So I'm confused to say the least and 24 Quails eggs no good .
    sume help would be appreciated .
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Could you post a pic of your incubator please?

    I'm afraid these Chinese models are often way out on their temp readings etc. I know this from experience when I totally cooked my first batch eggs in one :(

    I don't have experience of the model you have you but I would recommend getting a known to be correct thermometer to put in there to give a real reading of the temp. Go on that and make adjustments with the incubator.

    For example with my Chinese incubator I set the temp at 30c on the incubator but the actual temp in the incubator from my known to be correct thermometer is 37.5c after a little tweaking and once it's settled down. It's a huge difference which often catches people out when they don't double check.
     
  3. bromleyboy

    bromleyboy New Egg

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    Hi and thanks for the response,i will try and take sum pics tomorrow and update post.
    its a lot harder than you think not like my canaries lol.
    Regards Alan
     
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    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    You are most welcome :highfive:

    Now I would probably find canaries hard work and complicated as I've never done anything like those before! :lol:
     
  5. bromleyboy

    bromleyboy New Egg

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    No they are easy hen lays 4-5 eggs every morning take egg out of nest replace with dummy egg do that for 4 days and on day 5 replace all eggs, she will sit on them 14 to 16 days ,
    Then the cock and hen will rear the chicks for 21 days until they can feed themselves.
    job done , then round two,
    lol
     
  6. bromleyboy

    bromleyboy New Egg

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    Hi
    Just sum pics of the offending incubator through all of the quails eggs out today and recalibrated it to 0.05c with three temp readings ,
    goes up to 32.05c but set to 37.05c high temp limit,high temp alarm set at 38.00c,low temp set at 37.00c and low alarm at 36.09c,
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  7. bromleyboy

    bromleyboy New Egg

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    What is the HU - HD all about stop start heating why ?
     

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