Incubating questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lindsey0572, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. lindsey0572

    lindsey0572 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's a steady blinking and is at 95 degrees now
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Thta is way too low, even for forced air.
     
  3. lindsey0572

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    Yah I think it is broke. I've had it on all night all the way up and it's at 92 now the room stayed the same temp and the lady I borrowed it from blew up some eggs in it and didn't clean it, well of course it got maggots and she just cleaned it not very well may I add but I think that either the eggs that blew or the maggots messed the heating element up or when she cleaned it she go it wet idk but I'm going to buy a farm innovator incubator this weekend it cost $44 and is still air no turn does anyone know if that's a good deal or a good incubator
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I've heard a lot of mixed reviews on the Farm Innovators, but they are definitely better than the LG 9300. Just remember, with still air you are shooting for about 101.5 for temps not 99.5 and you want to make sure you have the accurate thermometers in the bator.
     
  5. lindsey0572

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    Okay thank u
     
  6. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello I put water in three of six troughs and will add water in on day 18 is this a way to dry hatch
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

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    It depends on what humidity you are running at. It's not technically dry, but, dry is not always what you want either. I run dry-completely dry when I can, but there are times dry is too dry and I add a wet sponge. I prefer 30%. The key is to monitor your air cells and adjust according to their needs.

    http://letsraisechickens.weebly.com...anuals-understanding-and-controlling-humidity
     
  8. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well my humidity gauge shows 70% watch I think is of because we have a dehumidifier in the haul and its set to 45%
     
  9. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone candles at day 5 and then again at 18
     
  10. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone post pics of canoodling their eggs at day five
     

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