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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:32 pm 
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I have an IM incubator that has been a fairly reliable machine....up until now. I turned it on tonight and. Can't get the temp higher than 36.7 even with the dial turned up as far as it will go. Does anyone else have one or has anyone had a similar problem ? Would it be the thermostat? Can you still buy these incubators or spare parts in Aus?

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:03 pm 
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Fingers crossed mines running well......wa poultry is your best bet .


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 24, 2016 7:04 am 
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Thanx eggy. :-D . I contacted them and I think I have the problem solved (touch wood). It seems to running well now. Got my first hatch due out tomorrow.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 7:12 pm 
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I have a new (second hand ) one - so far loving it. Have just transferred my first batch into my hatching (Chinese) incubator and I have a Plymouth Rock pipping right on day 21. Good start.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:44 pm 
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Of the 36 eggs I had in the hatching tray, 27 hatched, 4 pipped but didn't make it out n died and 5 were dead in shell. So by my normal hatching rates that was pretty good. I aim for a 75% hatch rate so it was spot on :-) . Next lot due out this time next week. So I'm thinking the earlier temp problems are solved.... :-D

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