How to keep temp up in winter

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bigspringshatchery, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In having trouble getting my temp up in my bator on these cold nights. I've put a towel over the top of them and one of mine this morning was 95. And my eggs are in lockdown and I just got some Phoenix eggs and I don't want the temp to mess these up.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Incubators are made to be run at a consistent temperature for optimal results. Typically they should be kept at room temperature (inside a house) to work best. Are you using it outside?
     
  3. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bators are in a shop. We have heaters in there but haven't turned them on. So it sounds like I should move my bators back in the house for the time being.
     

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