Anyone ever used Humidity Pillow?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peepsnbunnies, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    I have seen many auctions for Humidity Pillows and wondered if anyone has ever used them? Do they help keep the humidity constant?
     
  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Songster

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    What are they? Can you find a link to look at one?
    Never heard of them.
     
  3. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
    Several months ago I saw them on Ebay under "Hatching Eggs". I have been having a devil of a time lately keeping the humidity regulated in my bator, so I went to Ebay this morning and typed in "Humidity Pillow" so I did not have to scroll all through hatching eggs and it came right up. They sound interesting. I would like to hear if anyone else has used them and if it is worth buying.
     
  4. Chellester

    Chellester Songster

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    I'd really like to see a pic of it... it doesn't sound like much more than a glorified sponge to me.
     
  5. rachel

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    I bet it's like that green floral foam. I've never incubated eggs, but if they don't already have something like this in them, I think that would be a great way to keep humidity up. I know people that put a tiny bit of the floral foam in cigar humidors and it works very well and for a long time. Has anyone tried this with an incubator?
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2007
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Haha, yeah, sounds like a sponge... too. An expensive one at that. Humidity is important, but as long as the egg loses enough water, it should be just fine. Just keep an eye on the air sac.
     

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