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Incubator Knowledge Really Needed!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nrthrnlughtz, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. nrthrnlughtz

    nrthrnlughtz New Egg

    Jun 18, 2009
    I recieved an incubator that has 3 trays that are 24.5 " by 12.5 and 2' deep. There are 2 bars running the long way. What size of eggs is this for(came from an emu farm), and how can I make it usable for black sexlink & Isa brown chicken eggs.

    do I need to adjust the bars?

    how many eggs will it hold?
  2. mrmowgli

    mrmowgli Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 26, 2012
    Post a picture of it, but i think any incubator will do just as long as humidity an heat are adjustable. Also if it came from and emu farm its probably for the emu eggs.
  3. nrthrnlughtz

    nrthrnlughtz New Egg

    Jun 18, 2009
    they had huge incubators for their emus, they also had turkey etc.
  4. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    Reading here and looking at your other post it sounds as if you might have a Sportsman or Sportsman style cabinet incubator. You can learn quite a lot about them on the GQF site here.https://www.gqfmfg.com/store/front.asp
    The divider bars you describe were probably added by the former owner. In a Sportsman the eggs are usually held in trays like these or something similar. http://www.ebay.com/itm/220994609918?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:VRI&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2661
    Removing the divider bars and using a set of trays like these would give you an incubating capacity of 288 eggs.

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