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Extremely simple question...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by laxrick, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. laxrick

    laxrick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm setting up an incubator following some of the instructions I've found on this site and it shames me to say that I have no idea what a water wiggler is.

    I see it mentioned alot, but I don't have any clue! Help me out! [​IMG]
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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  3. Melilem

    Melilem Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. laxrick

    laxrick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the explanation; looks like it is pretty useful in the incubator after all!
     
  5. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

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    They're really great if you want a consistent temp that doesn't show quick fluctuations (ie: when you open the bator to add water) The inner temp of the wiggler (also called a water snake sometimes) similates the inner temp of the egg. Good stuff...worth the couple of dollars! [​IMG]
     
  6. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    I have one in my bator and I like it cause it helps me monitor the internal egg temps [​IMG]
     
  7. Heather J

    Heather J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't feel bad, I spent hundreds of hours reading on here before I ever saw a pic of a water wiggler. (literally hundreds, my dh was wondering if he was going to get me to cook a meal sometime this summer.)
     

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