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anyone heard of crock pot incubation?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sissy, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2007
    Sevier county, Tn.
    I believe I read some where that
    a person used a crock pot to incubate with
    a bowl of water to keep humidity up.
    does anyone know of this and the sucess rate?
  2. Lee

    Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Marion County, IN
    Not a Crockpot, but I have heard of an electric skillet being used.
  3. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    I was wondering if an electric skillet or crock pot could be used...maybe not a great hatch rate, but it would be interesting to know if anyone was brave enough to actually try this.
  4. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't imagine that the heat could go that low. But then again, the skillet incubator, I never knew they could be that low either. If the heating element on a crock pot could do that, then get one from someone that broke one, place it in a ice chest !
    Keep us posted on that!
  5. herbandteas

    herbandteas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Anyone have success with a crockpot ?
  6. rufus

    rufus Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2007
    Years ago, we hatched duck eggs in an electric skillet. You have to keep them damp, turn them three or four times a day.

    Good Luck,

  7. wanda047

    wanda047 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2009
    Hardy, Arkansas
    [​IMG] How interesting! I've never heard of such, but I can see where it might be possible in a crock pot. Hmm...
  8. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    I'd like to use the bun warmer in the bottom of my stove, but I am afraid DH would file for divorce! [​IMG]
  9. chicken-keeper

    chicken-keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    Quote:whats a DH ?
  10. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Dear Husband [​IMG]

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