hey from claremore ok

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by huntermett, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. huntermett

    huntermett Out Of The Brooder

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    hello everybody . i just wanted to say hi ,and to ask a question. i feel really dumb right now . i have been reading about building a incubator and i keep coming across the word water wiggler, and for the life of me i figure out what it is and what the purpose is . can somebody help.
     
  2. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Hi and [​IMG] from a fellow Okie!

    I think Water Wiggler is the name of a toy, but lots of people use them in their incubators to find out what the temp inside the eggs is. Here's what I found on another post: "You put your thermometer probe inside of one, place it in your incubator at the same level of your eggs, and adjust your thermostat until the temp is 99.5 inside the water wiggler. Since it is impossible to know the temp of the inside of an egg without breaking the shell, the water wiggler is the next best thing."
     
  3. rachiegirl

    rachiegirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Hi huntermett! I have a good friend that lives in Pryor and her Mom lives in Claremore (I think she still does [​IMG]). Anyway I have spent time in that area and it is beautiful!! Even more so this time of year! [​IMG]
     
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  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]

    Cityclucks is right about the water wiggler thing. It's like a goofy little toy one can get at Wal-Mart or a dollar store. Maybe someone on here can find you a picture of one somewhere online.
     
  6. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  8. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. huntermett

    huntermett Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks everyone for the info i have been buying chicks at the local farm and ranch store and am tired of losing my chicks due to a hatchery that sends them everything because they buy in bulk. so the best thing is to buy quality eggs and hatch my own that way if i lose some its my fault and not poor quality hatchery chicks .
     
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
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