What kind of light bulb to use to replace the one in my "chick-bator"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by IwannaBEaMERMAID, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Songster

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    I mean the little yellow one

    my light bulb in that one keeps turning off when you even touch the cable [​IMG]
     
  2. orionburn

    orionburn Songster

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    Jul 24, 2008
    South Bend, IN
    Sounds more like a wiring problem than a bulb issue. When a bulb goes it goes. You probably have a break somewhere in the line.
     
  3. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Songster

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    It doesnt completely go out...it flickers and then goes out and then if i move the cable it turns back on
     
  4. Yes, you have either: 1) a loose wire, 2) an almost completely severed wire, or 3) a short (which means two wires are touching each other). Check the wires and connectors (with the bator unplugged) or find someone who knows a bit about electricity and have them check it. Your bulb is good, or it would not turn on at all.
     

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