I broke my incubator...I found 1 local but.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessika, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok.....I was candling and I knocked over my BRAND NEW incubator 1588 [​IMG] ....they are not very durable lol

    Not good......I have a still air set up for hatching (running 101 F at the moment) so I put my 5 live eggs in there. Poor eggs....

    I called around locally and best I can find is a still air with turner ($99.00)...or a circulated one with turner ($150.00). I need to leave in the next hour or so to go get one of them...(there at different stores) which one should I get? I am so indecisive. Whats the hatch rate difference? Any other advice
     
  2. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    oh no [​IMG] Did the whole thing break or just a part of it? Do you already have a turner?
     
  3. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I broke the Styrofoam and the turners little plastic part that connects to the motor. Motor seems ok and maybe I can Jerry rig it to work again. The rest of it seems OK. Man...I am a klutz....can you believe I am a graceful waitress for a living...LOL
     
  4. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    I don't have any advice on which 'bator, but I am sorry you broke yours:(
     
  5. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    I'd keep the eggs in the hatcher and contact the manufacturer to see if you can get a replacement piece. I believe they sell individual tops and bottoms for the 1588. Would save you a lot of $. You can always hand turn. It's not too bad.
     
  6. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    If the styro isn't too badly broken there is a glue for it at the craft stores. I cracked the corner of mine and used the styro glue with two toothpicks embedded inside to hold till the glue dried.
     
  7. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on my way to go get glue and go look at the bator. I don't know why I didn't think about a glue! Thanks! I am going to see if I can find some plastic glue for turner too.......just maybe....wish me luck!
     
  8. homeandbarnbasics

    homeandbarnbasics Out Of The Brooder

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    Jessika,
    I keep some parts for the turners. Tell me exactly what part is broke and I will see if I can get you a replacement (or take apicture and email it to me). Give me a hollar at 334-991-4069 or [email protected]. If I have what you need we can do priority mail first thing Monday.

    Hope I can help
    Tony
     
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Jessika I have a turner that the motor went out in, I live a ways away but if Tony doesn't have what you need maybe you could put your motor on this turner?
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2008
  10. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    How wonderful that you are all trying to help her! BYC'ers rock!!
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