Home made water wiggler

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GloriaH, Nov 28, 2007.

  1. GloriaH

    GloriaH Songster

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    Just made one. Tell me what you think. Take 100% natural psyllium husk fiber laxative and mix with water. It will turn into a gel. Put in zip-lock bag. It is also good for making ice packs. Just put in the freezer.
     
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Post a pic and let us know what thermometer you are going to use.
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] I use that for my horse - she's on it this week!
     
  4. GloriaH

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Thermometers are... Egg-Temp Digital, Acu-rite digital and one that I just had around the house. I'm still warming up.
     
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  5. GloriaH

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    This morning... Acu-Temp - 97.9, Egg-Temp - 99.8,
    Generic - 99.5 The temp outside of the "Water Wiggler" is holding at 100
     
  6. countrygirl4513

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    Hey GloriaH, my brotherinlaw is from Watertown. His name is Ted Bane.
     
  7. Neat idea!

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  8. SarahF

    SarahF Songster

    what exactly does that do??? [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    It simulates the temps inside an actual egg, which do not fluctuate as much as air temps do, so you aren't adjusting your thermostat too much.
     
  10. GloriaH

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    My temps seem to be holding. I think if I could get the right consistansy (sp) of phillium and water it would work really well. I'll buy a water wiggler to compare to.
     

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