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Just picked up Old Leahy Wood Incubator I Have ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Joe.G, May 19, 2013.

  1. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I had mentioned to a buddy of mine who owns a Gun shop that I was looking for a Wood Incubator. He calls me yesterday and told me a guy came into the shop and asked him if he knew anyone that wanted to buy a Old Wood Incubator and my Buddy told him yup and called me.
    So After searching all over for quite a while now it turns out there was one a couple miles from my home just sitting in a shed.

    Its a Leahy Mod # 624-E

    It's in great shape, Heat and fan work, it has 5 Draws and One Brooder Draw and it seems to have everything I need.

    It has two heat control knobs up top any one I have seen in person only has one so I am not sure on this.

    It has a rod in the back you pull up and it rolls the eggs.

    The Water container is on the bottom and the heater is also.

    It seems to hold at a 100 Deg no Problem.

    I do need to find a good thermometer and Humidity reader combo gauge.
    Any tips on where to find parts and anything else you can tell me about it would be great.



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  2. ginbart

    ginbart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW that is nice. Have fun hatching. [​IMG]
     
  3. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I have eggs in there now well see what happens.
     
  4. ginbart

    ginbart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are those eggs hatching?
     
  5. JanO

    JanO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, what a score! [​IMG]
     
  6. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it is funny you have asked, I have 9 out of there shells and another coming out for a total of ten so far, it started today at around 8 this morning, Guniea eggs are do this week also.
     
  7. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched my First Batch of Chickens 40 Eggs and 38 Hatched, 10 Guinea Eggs and 5 Hatched , Some may still hatch since they Hatched 2 days early.

    I may try Peafowl next.

    I have done nothing to this incubator it works great.
     
  8. tpulido123

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    I have the exact one. We have our first batch. We did not have an original humidifier temperature gauge. But complete with everything else. I wanted to ask you if you had humidity issues. Getting it up to high 50-60. Any tips. We are just at 50. Any help would be appreciated.
     
  9. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used sponges on the bottom in the water tray, that helped raise it.
     

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