1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Incubating something besides eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ozark_chickies, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    537
    4
    113
    Jun 19, 2011
    Arkansas
    Okay, I had a weird thought about using my incubator this winter, as a seed starter. I can set my temps to the proper germination tempeture, and start my tomatoes, and peppers. Has anyone ever used thier incubator for seed starting? (If this is too off topic, please forgive me [​IMG] , did'nt know where to post this question)
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    yup. i have used homemade incubators for seed starting and also proofing sourdough bread!
     
  3. Carolyn

    Carolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    714
    11
    171
    Apr 6, 2008
    Just use egg shells to start your seeds in and it should be fine. (Just kidding!!)
     
  4. matlock585

    matlock585 Chillin' With My Peeps

    789
    23
    148
    Apr 22, 2011
    White Bluff, TN
    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,867
    13
    171
    Jul 26, 2009
    It would also make a nice place to culture yogurt and other fermented dairy products assuming you could find appropriate containers that would fit in it.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by