Humidaire Model 20 Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 5PChickens, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. 5PChickens

    5PChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently aquired a perfect condition Humidaire Model 20 and have no idea how to use it. Does anyone have any suggestions on how these work? or somewhere I can get an Manual? All tips and suggestions welcome!
    Thanks
     
  2. 5PChickens

    5PChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Any takers?
     
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    we have one plus the hatcher as well. Have you plugged it in yet and tested to make sure it heats up?
     
  4. 5PChickens

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    Runs like a top have had it plugged in for 30+ hrs and its pinned on 99.5 and 53% humidity.
     
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  5. chiqita

    chiqita Overrun With Chickens

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    We just started one of these I got of cl! Is yours also 400-600 eggs? It holds the temp great, but I'm worried it will fall fast if I open to candle etc. Not sure what the best thing to do about that is.

    I put eggs in today for the hatch a long, ill see how it goes when its got eggs in it and report back.
     
  6. 5PChickens

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    My turner will work if I push the button but how do I get it to or know how its working automaticly? Any ideas
     
  7. chiqita

    chiqita Overrun With Chickens

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    Its supposed to be automatic. Ours was in different places when i looked in it while checking temp, so i'm assuming it was turning.
     
  8. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Ours is set up for goose eggs but same machine.

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  9. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Red button is manual, silver toggle is auto for the turner
     
  10. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    will take better pictures tomorrow as it sits in my office on the second floor and i dont mess with them or the room much if I dont have to.

    it is the most stable of all the cabinets and incubators we have. This is with the monitoring of goose eggs daily from day 7 forward.
     

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