heat source for cabinet incubator

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  1. cooper13

    cooper13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Would this be a good heat source or what would be
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    It all depends if you can completely control the temperature with it. Temps need to be accurate and stable. Stop by our incubation section of the forums. Maybe someone is more familiar with this unit...https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs

    Good luck and I hope it works for you!
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 on TwoCrows' advice. Good luck!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] x3 good luck to you.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  7. shootemup604

    shootemup604 Out Of The Brooder

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    900W is pretty big...The GQF and Dickeys use a 225W element for the cabinet. If you are going to use it as your heat source, I'd say be sure to have a fan (or fans) with decent CFM to make sure you don't end up with hot spots in your cabinet. What are you using for temperature control?
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the flock, sorry I am not a DIU person and have never had an incubator Sounds like Shootemup, knows what he is talking about.
     
  9. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Small space heater. U can use the element, insulators, and fan. Then wire it through a wafer thermostat replacement part for a styrofoam incubator.
     
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    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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