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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2009 11:17 pm 
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i know people HAVE done it, but just trying to discover if it has been successful and if so, exactly what you used?

what sort of incubator... size of fan? and did it cause temperature issues...? did you have a better hatch rate?

my thread here mentions what ive done but im having problems... would appreciate your feedback! :biggrin:

thanks HBG


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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2009 11:22 pm 
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Hi HBG, I have done 2 hatches with my fan in. The first incubation was a disaster.. Roasted chickens, my thermometer was stale and I had the fan too close to the top of the incubator. I lowered the fan and used 4 different thermometers to calibrate the thermostat.

The last hatch went well. I am finding some slightly cooler spots in the corners of the unit but I don't think it's enough to effect the overall hatch rate. I got 80% this time with posted eggs.

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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2009 11:36 pm 
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There is always dead spots in the corners of those incubators with or without the fans. It doesnt help just thought you should know it doesnt make any difference installing a fan, corners always produce colder eggs I have found.

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