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Incubator Questionor

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NoSkiveez, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
    My Coop
    I have a home build incubator and my hatch rate has been very low. Its not the fertility or the eggs thats an issue, its the incubator. Today I bought a used Little Giant Forced Air Incubator and I have read the instructions and I am wondering if its really as easy as the directions make it sound. Is there any tips or tricks that I should know about when using one of these? I have a thermometer and a hydrometer calibrated and ready to go. I am picking up some eggs from a friend tomorrow and just want to make sure that everything is in order. I am setting it up shortly.

    Any helpful suggestions?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Keep another wafer thermostat on hand, they seem to not hold a good temperature after a short while.
     
  3. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
    My Coop
    Is the wafer easy to replace?
     

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