Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rambo3715, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. rambo3715

    rambo3715 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 19, 2009
  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 17, 2008
    DC Region
    I used a metal cooler to build a similar unit - it sucked, it worked but it sucked. It was just too subject overall to temp swing and I STILL hated top opening bators, whether they're foam, cooler or ... in this case Grill.

    I tossed it.

    I really like the wine cooler and mini- fridge bators for their insulation and front opening and visibility.

    That thing has all the problems of a foam bator - limited visibility, top opening AND no insulation and thus massive heat swings. Even a thermostat isn't going to easily over come the temp drops that thing is subject to.

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