Eggometer? has anyone tried it?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by conny63malies, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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  2. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    Yes I've seen them and same principle as the 'Wigglers' in that they measure the core temperature. I've not felt inclined to use one and prefer regular thermometers.

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  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I haven't use that one but have used the one below.

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  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I think when i buy a bator next year i might buy both because i cant have too many little gadgets in the house and kitchen.
     
  5. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    I have the same one, and killed a whole batch of eggs with this exact one. Depending on where the probe is in a still air bator, the temps change DRAMATICALLY. I should have trusted the old skool thermometer, and kept the two together, until I was comfortable withthe newfangled one.[​IMG]
    That was from cmoms post.
     
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  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I put a fan in my still air incubator because of the hot and cool spots. Now with the fan the temp stays more even.
     
  7. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I think i will order a simple 1602N from GQF and add a computer fan. I wonder if i could could cover the bottom part of the bator with a kitty litter bag to keep it from get dirty and stained?
     
  8. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    They make a plastic liner it's like $10. I have it, it's great, you don't have to worry about the styrofoam getting mangled when you clean it.
     
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    Quote:I know , i had one but i would like something that covers the entire bottom of the bator.
     
  10. stoopid

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    Mine does, goes up and over the seam at the top, have to make sure it's in right because it has indentations for turner cord. Wire floor fits inside that.
     

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