Interesting Brinsea Oct 20 Incubator/Egg Info


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I found this very interesting webpage:

AnnaUneven temperatures in incubators
Does egg location in the incubator affect a chick's time of hatch and hatchability? In still air incubators, you'll find relatively wide temperature variations throughout the incubator, but even our top of the line Brinsea Octagon 20 Advance Incubator shows differences in hatch rate related to egg location in the tray. The picture to the right is the summary of my results from two hatches, suggesting that eggs in the center are less likely to hatch than those around the edges, and my notes show that central eggs also tend to hatch later.

The fan in our incubator keeps air moving, so you would think that all of the eggs would be equally warm. However, a reader on our homesteading blog suggested that radiant heat from the central heating element preferentially warms the eggs directly underneath. His hypothesis makes a lot of sense, as does his solution of using some kind of barrier like aluminum foil below the heating unit to block the radiant heat while allowing the fans to continue to circulate warmed air. It looks like I'm going to have to do some experiments with moving thermometers around inside the incubator to find out whether there really are high temperature pockets and how to fix them.

Ourchicken waterer takes the guesswork out of POOP-free water.

Posted early Friday morning, September 2nd, 2011Tags:chicken incubation
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I got email from Brinsea 2 days ago,seems they will be coming out now with a 580 chicken eggs capacity bator very close to $2000.
Very exciting!
When you outgrow that one, you should get one of these


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Large chicken duck egg incubator hatching machine 10000-16000eggs

Price: 1
Brand Name: KFC
Model Number: KFC
Country/Region: China
Post Date: Mar 26,2012
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Product Description: Large chicken duck egg incubator hatching machine 10000-16000eggs

Large chicken duck egg incubator hatching machine 10000-16000eggs

alarm system
colour steel plate
hatching and setting dual-purpose
hatched successful rate is more than 95%
The technology parameters:
eggs capacity
12672 chiken eggs ,9073 duck/turkey eggs
Uite size
Over Egg turning cycle
0.1—99.9h (Factory settings 1.5hour)
Eggs turning time
1-255 seconds adjustable (factory set to 180 seconds)
Ventilation cycle
5-999 minutes (adjustable, factory 0 hours, non-ventilation)
Ventilation time
0-999 seconds (adjustable, factory 30 seconds)
Length of measurement line
About 1.5m
Working voltage
Heater power

Accuracy of temperature control
Temperature range
Moisture range
Accuracy of moisture control
Hatching switching angle
· Digital temperature, humidity and turning frequency displaying.
· Automatic turning system :turning once per two hour (Setter Only). According your actual request,
you can set turning interval time base on you need.
· Big middle fan with automatic heating and humidifying system.
· alarming system for insurance using.
· automatic ventilator.
· Inside light.
· Made of colour plate , double wall construction for a perfect insulation.
· egg-frame is turning automatic​

Supplier Details:
Dezhou Keyu Incubation Equipment Co., Ltd.
Sales:Ms. Aiqiong Wei
Contact Phone:86-534-2182101
Main Products:Incubator,egg incubator,incubation equipment,hatcher,full automatic incubator,chicken incubator
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