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Need visible dome incubator instruction manual

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bowdee, May 22, 2010.

  1. bowdee

    bowdee Hatching

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    I've been able to control the urge to hatch my own. Until now.... My son ( enabler #1) brought home a LaPine Scientific CO Visible Dome Incubator. My friend ( enabler #2) just happened to find someone with fertilized eggs willing to join the fun. Enabler # 3 said they would take whatever I hatch. I either need an instruction manual for the unit or therapy to get past this predicament. Any help out there??
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Songster 9 Years

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    Is it one of those that only holds about 3 chicken eggs and is yellow on the bottom? If so I used to have one so I might be able to help.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Did you try google?
     
  4. bowdee

    bowdee Hatching

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    It has a transparent red dome and looks like it could hold 20 + . There were no racks or trays. I was hoping a manual would guide me in purchasing. I have not found any info on Google. However, I found an identical unit for sale on E-bay.
     
  5. Lotsapaints

    Lotsapaints Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Paso Robles, CA
    It doesn't look like it's really for eggs but what the hay you gotta try. Get a hydrometer/thermometer calibrate it and run it and see how well it keeps temp and you need a container for water and see how it holds the humidity if you can find a shallow tray that you could put a piece of hardware cloth over it then your eggs would be over the water in a way that your chicks when they hatch wouldn't drown I would run it empty for at least 3 days to make sure it functions good enough to try go for it and good luck
     
  6. bowdee

    bowdee Hatching

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    Thanks! I'll pick one up tomorrow and get started. Do you think 6 is too many to do a test run? I can get as many as I need but I don't want to waste them.
     
  7. Lotsapaints

    Lotsapaints Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Paso Robles, CA
    first make sure it will work right then put as many as you want in there I have better luck with more eggs than less does that enable you enough? I hope so then you need to join up with the June hatch a long so we can see how it works out
     
  8. bowdee

    bowdee Hatching

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    :lol:Just what I need ... one more enabler!! I plugged the unit in after my last post. It just has a thermometer right now but that should get me close until tomorrow. I'm getting the eggs Wednesday. I'm now thinking a dozen but with all the encouragement I'm getting who knows.....
     
  9. bowdee

    bowdee Hatching

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    Can you believe no hydrometer/thermometer at Tractor Supply or Agway? I will have to order on-line.Tractor Supply did have a Little Giant 9200 incubator and egg turner and fan for under $100. Almost came home with me. I thought I better check the reviews on these pages first.
     
  10. Lotsapaints

    Lotsapaints Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Paso Robles, CA
    have a pet smart? Reptile dept will have them and they work just a good as the ones at Walmart I find the farm supply places don't carry them
     

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