incubator problem

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by copthorn, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. copthorn

    copthorn New Egg

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    hi all
    ive made my own incubator from a plastic tote box its situated in my bedroom,during the daytime the temp is 37.5 and humidity is between 45-50....But first thing in the morning when i check it the temp has dropped over night to about 26 and humidity to about 30 what am i doing wrong...Please help its doing my head in
    cheers copthorn
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The box you are using probably isn't insulated well enough. I would either get something more insulated or keep the house temp m uch more stable.
     
  3. copthorn

    copthorn New Egg

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    thanks for that i'll try that tonight
    copthorn
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    but make sure they still have air.
     
  5. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took mine which is a mini fridge and just drilled a few holes in the two sides for air.
     

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