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how long does it take the water wiggler to "warm up"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grindlefamily, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL I am just curious how long before an accurate reading is found inside the water wiggler. I tried searching but didn't see this mentioned anywhere.

    Louella
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Should be ready by 24 hours or less. I've never measured the time exactly. Takes as long as it takes the internal egg temps to rise to your set temp.
     
  3. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! It seems to be evening out - which should mean it is "up to temp" LOL

    Louella
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I timed mine and it was up to temp within 2-3 hours. My air temp in the bator may go from 96 - 102 but the wiggler temp stays between 98-100.
     

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