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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rocketdog312, Dec 30, 2009.

  1. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    whats the point of water wigglers in incubators?
     
  2. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think folks use the water wiggler to simulate the internal liquid temperature of the egg.
     
  3. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep! If you have the probe style thermometer, and put it in the middle of the water wiggler, you have more closely approximated the internal egg temperature than if you just stick a thermometer in the incubator. That way, you can tell how much the eggs have actually been affected by temperature fluctuations in the incubator. It is useful to have a thermometer that "remembers" the highs and lows of temperature for this use.
     
  4. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you!
     

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