humidifier in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by funnyfarm, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. funnyfarm

    funnyfarm In the Brooder

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    Has anyone installed a humidifier in their incubator? I have a homemade incubator that has room for a small humidifier and I like the idea of adjusting humidity without opening the incubator. I heat with wood and my house tends to be very dry. My incubator has a large door so all humidity is lost when I open it, so the humidifier seems like the perfect solution. Please post your experience or thoughts. Thanks
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Songster

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    I have the same problem my door is the same size as the front of my bator I was thinking about a bug sprayer left in the bator the nozzle part and it spraying into a small peice of A/C filter I dunno maybe next hatch I will try this just a few random thoughts HTH
     
  3. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Crowing

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    I tried one. You can read about it here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=275346&p=1

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    never really got it to work because I got rid of that incubator and bought a Brinsea. I found a reptile humidistat that looked like it might work with it but I never got around to ordering it. I still have the humidifier . If you want to try it PM me an address and I'll send it to you. I'd love to see somebody get it to work.

    Mary
     
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