Hova-bator holding temp?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abhaya, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    I heat with wood so my housw temp fluctuates quite a bit. Will a hova-bator hold its temp?
     
    Last edited: Dec 3, 2010
  2. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    most likely, I always tend to hatch in the winter and we have a wood stove and, I use a hovabator 1602N
     
  3. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    cool. The bator would be in the living room same room as the woodstove so it stays warm most of the time. I use the wood stove as primary heat the thermostat is set on 60. If the fire goes out the house wont get too cold. The thermostat is in the back of the house in a bedroom that is cooler than the rest of the house. liveing room rarely drops below 70. but does get warm uo to 75+ sometimes.
     
  4. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    the temp outside the bator won't matter much as long as the temp changes arnt to sudden or extreme, also, mine came with a thermomitor and adjustable thermostat.
     

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