HELP! Day 19 and the incubator is going crazy!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by koakritters, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The humidity won't stay up, keeps going up and down between 45-78 and the temp dropped down to 90 and won't go back up. IDK what to do [​IMG]
     
  2. kristy1980

    kristy1980 Out Of The Brooder

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    what kind of incubator are you using?
     
  3. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's an old hova-bator. it's old but last year it was still working great, this is the first time ive used it this year and it doesn't seem to want to cooperate with me...
     
  4. kristy1980

    kristy1980 Out Of The Brooder

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    It sounds like the heating element may be going out. I would suggest moving your eggs to another incubator if you have one, but if not you could try using a heat light and a bowl of water for the humidity in an enclosed area. Im not sure how you would make one though. Wish i knew more...
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2013

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