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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by texasboy1223, May 1, 2018.

  1. texasboy1223

    texasboy1223 In the Brooder

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    hey everyone! new to the forum world of chickens and incubating so giving this a try. I have incubated chicken eggs in ur small Styrofoam incubators and have had great luck. last year me and brother bought a 6100 series Phoenix incubator and new to all the crazy controls it has and considering it only came with a product description packet and NOT a owners manual im having trouble controlling the temperature in it. the controls are electronic 1600 series Love Controller which seams to have diff menus to control from. I have the manual for the controller but its not very user friendly. curious if anyone has any experience with these or knows of a good youtube video for help? the company no longer exists for phoenix so forums are all I can think of for help. here's a picture to help out.

    thanks and hope the forum helps now and in the future!
     

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    KikisGirls Read more Premium Member Project Manager

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    Great that you could join us here! Sorry but I’m afraid I don’t have any experience with that kind of incubator. I see you have posted in the incubation section, hope other members there can offer you some advice.

    Good luck & enjoy your time here on BYC :frow
     
  4. Flockandfowl46

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    Welcome to BYC !You will find this site friendly and informative :)
     
  5. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around Premium Member

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    I also do not have experience with that incubator, but welcome to BYC. Best of luck with your hatching!
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Hello and welcome to BYC :frow
     

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