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How to put water in a 1588 incubator ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by adorable, May 23, 2008.

  1. adorable

    adorable Songster

    Aug 7, 2007
    near ottawa ontario
    I have a 1588 incubator with the turner in it. I have noticed that when i have to add water to the bottom. I have a very hard time to put water in the right spot. I have to lift the turner full of eggs and the screen and pour water in. Is there a better way of doing this.???[​IMG]
  2. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    I don't put an egg in one of the middle racks. Then I take a straw and syringe, take out the red plug, put the straw in and position it over the empty turner spot and squirt the water through the syringe and straw.
  3. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    Quote:This is exactly what I do, except I don't have a turner. But the straw and syringe technique, yep, same here!! [​IMG]
  4. adorable

    adorable Songster

    Aug 7, 2007
    near ottawa ontario
    thanks. I would of never thought of that. I thought maybe this was a dumb question to ask. But now i am glad i did.thanks again:D
  5. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Songster

    Mar 6, 2008
    East Tennessee
    It depends on which trough U want to add water to. If U have a liner. The one marked "c" is the one I use. I just take out the plug and water with a straw and a large syringe. Mine uses around 35cc per day. [​IMG]

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