Help with my LG Forced Air Please.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by QuackerJackFarms, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Noticed today the temps are all different. 3 different thermometers all with different readings...

    So they say hindsight is 20/20? I remember now plugging it in and hearing an awful sound like grinding gears. But it warmed up fine, and I never heard it again so....
    I also remember in my last hatches it made a humming noise. And now.. no noise at all.


    Here's what I think I've concluded. I think the fan has stopped working which would make the bator have cold spots all over the place.

    So... Do I crank up the temp to 101? Basically, is a forced air LG, with no fan, simply a still air LG?

    Or do I rush out and buy another cheap bator tmw and try to salvage what I can.

    Thoughts?


    I'm on day 7 with these eggs. Is it too late for them? I'm not seeing any veining.. :( And I wonder if it's because it's not warm enough. Actually, I see veining in 3 out of 20 eggs.
     
  2. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    edwards, ms
    mash on the plastic blue connecters with some pliers to see if it comes back on.
     
  3. dwhite

    dwhite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try this but only after you unplug it, take your fingers and rotate the fan, does it move freely?

    it could also be the connections, I wire my fans directly in and don't use the blue connectors.
     
  4. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both for the replies. I've been busy firing up my bigger incubator to transfer the eggs and then I'll mess with the fan.

    Must be Friday the 13th!

    Thanks so much you guys. :)
     

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