incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by froggy, May 19, 2008.

  1. froggy

    froggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have bought one but the blower does not work will that matter it has the turner but no blower
     
  2. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have a blower in mine and they are great!
     
  3. PulletSurprise

    PulletSurprise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also don't have a fan. So far I'm doing ok without one [​IMG]
     
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    What will it take to get it working?
     
  5. froggy

    froggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so just put the eggs in and keep temp on 99
     
  6. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator do you have? If it's a still air, typically in any model it will require a higher temp of 101 - 102 or so, but depends on what model incubator you have.

    It's good to fire up your bator and the temp & humidity get acclimated and let it run 12 hrs or so before you set the eggs.

    Hope this helps! [​IMG] Good luck! What kind of eggs are you going to hatch?
     
  7. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    AS Smitty suggests, you have a still air unit, if the fan isnt working. They have been the standard for a lot of years, so dont fret too much.

    But the fan is there for a reason - it helps to evenly distribute air and thus heat around the egg chamber. Try to get it working for the next batch, or before you set your first in it...
     
  8. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
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    Quote:If it really has a fan and is not still air and you bought it new I would take it back. If you bought it used that probably isn't an option so figure it as a still air incubator 101-102.
     

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