Elderoo.. incubator question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cgjsmith, Mar 13, 2007.

  1. cgjsmith

    cgjsmith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you happen to know how to put a fan into a still air hovabator? Is it worth it? I would hate to ruin a good incubator by screwing up. thanks Crystal
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    I was afraid to buy one without the fan...I have seen many fluctuating temps with the still air and chicks dying putting them to close to the heating element in still airs. I will be using mine in a week so I have not experience in this but this is what I have been reading around the forum [​IMG] Good luck! I hear its really easy to add the fan too [​IMG] WHat kink of incubator are you using?
     
  3. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    The fan kit comes with clear instructions [or it did when I bought one]. Fan forced incubators definaately work beter because the distribute heat more evenly.
     
  4. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have heard the egg embryos under the fan grow quicker
    is this true
     

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