Is 40 watt bulb too much?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by frankenchick, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Songster

    Apr 20, 2007
    Benton Twp., Michigan
    I have 5 abandoned eggs in my oven. We were using a 25 watt bulb, but the temp was staying at 95 deg. We have changed to a 40 watt bulb, but is that going to be too hot? I should add that I'm using a meat thermometer and not sure how accurate it is.

    These eggs have about a week to go.
  2. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    King George, VA
    If you are wanting something in between, you could try using a dimmer to better control the power of the bulb. Good luck! [​IMG]

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