jamesway 2940

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bensteph821, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else incubating with this sucker?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Is that a type of incubator? I haven't heard of that one. Where did you get it? Do you have pics?
     
  3. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes its an oldie..very old cabinet incubator. I have pics on my page I think. We are actually having one very good hatch right now..so far f out of 8 hatched, one hatching and two pipped. So excited!
     
  4. bensteph821

    bensteph821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. haypoint

    haypoint New Egg

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    I have 6 of them. Each one holds 2940 eggs.
    I didn't have trays for all of them, so traded 3 incubators for a stack of trays from the guy in Northern MN. They are a quality incubator.
     
  6. suncatcher

    suncatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Realize this is an older thread, but I just came across four Jamesway incubators for sale. The ad does state that they all work together, so does that mean if I just buy one, the egg turner will not work without the "lead" or "head" incubator???
     
  7. haypoint

    haypoint New Egg

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    Yes, you need a turner. You might also be interested in knowing how the 2940 got its name. That is the number of eggs each one can incubate at a time. Trays are hard to find, so only get one with trays. It isn't like you could make trays. They are made with a sheet metal bracket at the back that causes each egg tray to lean nearly 90 degrees each way when the trhough rod pushes or pulls from the automatic turner.
     
  8. suncatcher

    suncatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool. I did not know that.......
     
  9. rlfs

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    Can anyone who has a 2940 take a picture of their humidity water tray setup for me? I'm rebuilding one that was stripped of the fan and tray.
     
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