Temp Problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Phionex Boy, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey...


    So i Tested my incubator acting as if i was a thermostat. I turned it off at 99 degrees. The nthe temp kept going up to 104! WHAT! what is wrong? HOW DO I FIX IT?
     
  2. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not wise to the whole fixing of electrical.. It may be your heating element or whatever is inside the incubator?? Not sure on this one.
     
  3. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will the 12v fan help? i just need to fix it bad...
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    What type of incubator do you have?
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I have only hatched once with a incubator, I will do my best do help.

    Are you using several thermometers? This thermometer might be wrong and there is actually no issue with the temp.
     
  6. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    homeade incubator
     
  7. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i have a REAL HOUSE THERMOSTAT and the temp matched the thermostat...
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    My first bator was home made. I had it on the stove and the temp was really up and down. I had to move it to we're there weren't any windows or the cold stove top. It had stable temps but I bought a real incubator as it would just be easier. So not sure if temp would have stayed during the whole incubation.

    Try putting in another thermometer, you never know.

    And as for the fan, never have had a fan. So I have no ideas there :(
     
  9. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i really dont know what to do :/ i NEED TO FIX IT THOUGH.... my thermostat comes tomorrow.
     
  10. Peep-Chicken

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    Do the eggs feel really hot? Or to cold? What day are they on?
     

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