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Having a panic attack= Incubator seems to have quit working (heating element) eggs are due to hatch!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wabbit1964, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Having a panic attack= Incubator seems to have quit working (heating element) eggs are due to hatch! UGH

    No $ to run to TSC and buy another incubator today.. I have 1 incubator with duck/turkey eggs due in May and 1 with chicken eggs due 4/26 and turkeys 5/6... No room at the inn...

    HELP?? What would you do???
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My students just built a simple incubator and it appears to be working. A styrofoam ice chest-small plastic panel for window; could be glass-a fixture that can be mounted in a hole cut through the top-25 watt light bulb-ten holes (punched in the top to control the temperature) covered with duct tape-We have just one hole covered the others are open.
     
  3. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply. I suppose meanwhile I could do my best to keep the eggs/incubator warm with warm rice packs.
     

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