geeez another temp complaint! 106 degrees!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tebs78, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got up this morning, I am on day 20 of ANOTHER lone black australorp egg and the darn temp spiked again in my "hatcher" the little giant still air incubator I had borrowed/had. GRRR I candled the poor egg and was sure I saw movement, but dang it! It reduced the humidity to 25% so I just added MORE water and had filled it yesterday and got the temp stablized, but this poor chick. I'll be surprised if it hatches. I don't hear any peeping yet.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Hope it hatches! Did it pip yet?
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    That is why my LG sets gathering dust.....just too hard to regulate.
     
  4. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still movement, no pip. gosh whats going on?
     
  5. carugoman

    carugoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    would 102 @40% on day 16 still be ok in my 1588 should I adjust the thermostat down a few degrees?
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Since the 1588 has a fan I'd say that's a little warm. I run mine between 99-100.
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    You can't use a Little Giant with only 1 egg and expect it to hold temp.
    With a full load of eggs all 3 of my LG's have been relatively stable.
    They are far from perfect but for $40 I think they are a good deal.

    In the future add full water bottles to help regulate temp.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2008
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I was going to suggest a heat sink but I see PC already did.
     
  9. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Yeah but you said it nicer.

    Morning MP [​IMG]
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I was gonna say it the way you did. Then I was gonna say buy a HB 1588. But I just decided to say 'heat sink' instead.

    G'mornin, PC.
     

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