new incubator help!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mycountrycabin, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have gotten a new incubator and was wanting to know how to us it properly could anybody explain better than the directions or break it down for me


    Thank you

    dillon
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

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    You have to let us know what Brand & model you have and if you have directions that came with it?...
     
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  3. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is a still air incubator 9200 little giant and instructions didnt come with it.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

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    Still Air temps need to be 101 to 102, nothing higher

    You want your humidity between 40 to 50% for the first 18 days..

    Last three days bump the humidity to 60 to 70%.
     
  5. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the eggs should be pointy end down right?
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

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    If you have a turner yes, big end up and pointy end down in the turner....
     
  7. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much

    is their anything else i need to know?
     
  8. Tuffoldhen

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    Your candling can be done on days 7 or 10, 14 and finally on day 18 when you stop your turning of eggs...Try not to open the bator much and especially when they start pipping and zipping out, thats when you lose hatches from dropped temps and humidity...

    Hope all goes well and if you have questions you can always come here and someone will be glad to help you out....
     

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