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Hovabator Fan To Hot?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RachaelS, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    Austin, TX
    I have a Hovabator with a fan, I plugged it in and the temp went up to 107, I could not get t to come down no matter how much I spun the adjustor. So I moved it thinking that maybe it was not in a good place, temp came down to 104. Turned off the fan, temp went to 101.5 and has held steady ever since. Anyone have an issue with the fan making the temp to high? This is my first incubator so I don’t have anything to really compare it to. It is a good thing that I working on it prior to getting the eggs so everything was stable by the time I actually put them in.

  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Unplugging the fan lets the incubator create thermal layers. If you test the temp up by the thermostat it is probably still around 104.

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