Incuview Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thunder83, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. batchhatchin

    batchhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It took me about 10 mins to figure it out and that was reading and doing. Nothing complex in the least.
     
  2. batchhatchin

    batchhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My house stays between 72 and 78 on average. (Texas) so my control temp is at 97.6 to get the constant 99.5. That's the only thing I had to play with to get right.
     
  3. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to have to keep a close eye on my temp this weekend. We've been having unseasonably warm weather, highs in the mid-80's this week, but Friday night the temps will plunge to almost freezing.

    I may have to change the proportional thermostat setting based on the average room temp from -1 degree to -0.5 degree from the set temp. (Even though I don't quite understand what that does, lol.)
     
  4. pickledpenny

    pickledpenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 15 babies cooking in my incuview right now! It arrived with a crushed lid and disconnected wires. The company was not much help when I emailed, so I rigged it back up and it's holding steady temps still. It's just not super pretty anymore!
     
  5. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOT acceptable for a product at this price point. They have a 1-year hassle-free guarantee, do not give up on getting satisfaction.

    Email: service[email protected]
    Phone: 208-740-1344
    BYC: https://www.backyardchickens.com/u/41751/incubatorwarehouse-com

    Can you say how were they not helpful? Did they direct you to USPS/FedEx instead?
     
  6. pickledpenny

    pickledpenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They asked for pictures, order number and told me to file a claim with UPS. Sent pictures and haven't heard anything else.
     
  7. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While it's probably true the damage was caused in shipping, I would think they should be the ones filing the claim as the shipper. They should at least send you a new lid and pay for you to return the damaged one.

    Their website's down now so I can't check their shipping/return policies but if it were me I would definitely make a follow-up email or even call them.
     
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  8. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 7 was yesterday. I candled and 14 out of 18 are coming along beautifully, I had 4 infertile Swedish Flowers. The ambient temperatures outside plummeted this weekend but the IncuView is holding temps steady. With the house furnace now running, humidity has dropped and so I added a teeny bit of water to the innermost channel to bring it back into the incubation range on the dial.
     
  9. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Chicken Obsessed

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    How is the incubation coming? Is Oct. 16 going to be 21 days?
     
  10. TheGeekySheep

    TheGeekySheep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only if I have time-travelling eggs! I'm teasing, I know what you meant. ;)

    This Sunday will be Day 14, will candle again and report back.
    Next Thursday will be lockdown.
    And the following Sunday (Nov. 16) will be hatch day!

    From what I've seen incubator temps have been holding within 1º of set temp despite the rapid weather changes here.
     

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