incubator diy project advice please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tony-Woking, May 29, 2012.

  1. Tony-Woking

    Tony-Woking Hatching

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    Hi forum

    i am currently building a cabinet incubator i wanted to ask should should the fan be wired direct so its on all the time or should i wire it with a switch?
    Also i want to wire the temperature probe to the heat controller under the middle tray of eggs is this advisable???
    i will have 3 trays of eggs going in i thought 20cm between trays would be enough space is this ok??

    any advice given would be brilliant.

    regards

    tony
     
  2. quintinp

    quintinp Songster

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    In my experience, the fan needs to stay on constantly.
    I would think the temperature probe needs to be somewhere around the middle shelf. If you placed it in the top shelf, then the bottom shelf would be a few degrees cooler than the top.
    20 cm sounds great.
     

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