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 Overrun With Chickens

    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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