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Setting up still air Hoverbator as hatcher with no instructions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RareBreedFancier, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    Hi all

    I need to set up my second hand still air Hoverbator as a hatcher and just realized there are no instructions with it.

    Any tips you can give me? I think it's fill both channels and pull the plugs out but this is my first hatch and I don't want to make a beginners mistake.

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    Thank you! That's perfect. [​IMG]

    Edit: That's the exact model I have too!
     
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  4. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem!

    I downloaded that when I was setting up my 1582. I then found ANOTHER 1582 in the closet as well....(that one had instructions in it).... [​IMG]
     
  5. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    A hidden 'bator? How could THAT happen! [​IMG]
     
  6. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dunno. I found it buried WAY in the back of the closet. I even have the egg turner! I lent it to a friend a few weeks ago so he could hatch a few. He had no luck with his hatches. [​IMG]
     
  7. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    Awwww I'm sorry your friend had no luck with his hatches, that would be so sad. [​IMG]
     
  8. Petej

    Petej Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He understands that it's natures will. He may try again, but he was vacation at the time and had time to observe what was happening. He and I were both incubating for the benefit of our kids. He's got teenagers, where as I have 4 and 7 year olds (1 each, Boy, girl respectively). Of course him having teens, means they weren't to interested in these type of Chicks. [​IMG]

    My kids weren't here for some of it, they were at gramma's, but that what web cams are for! [​IMG]

    They are enjoying the chicks, which is cool. They help me clean the brooder and the now small quail chick pen.....
     
  9. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

    Nov 5, 2010
    Australia :)
    Quote:[​IMG] Oh yes, I can imagine. I'm glad your kids are interested in the chicks. [​IMG] The webcam was a great idea.
     

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