incubating options

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlove2009, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. chickenlove2009

    chickenlove2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a foam incubator and my automatic turner for it broke. right now i really don't have the money or time to go out and buy a new one. I was curious to see if anyone might know or be able to suggest a way i might be able to build a turner or hatch the eggs without one. I would do it by hand, which i have done in the past but my school courses do not allow me any time during the week to manually do it.

    thanks
     
  2. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    edwards, ms
    what part broke? motor? sliders?
     
  3. Rooster Ray

    Rooster Ray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a 100% hatch just 2 weeks ago using a LG9200 and hand turning them 3 times a day. This is the result.
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  4. chickenlove2009

    chickenlove2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    motor i tried 2 fix it. that didn't work
     
  5. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    If the turner motor died just remove it an hook a coat hanger to the connecting rod an run it outside the incubator. Then you can turn them bt hand by pushing or pulling on the coat hanger without opening the incubator.
     

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