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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tumbling K, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    what a cool idea.

    I'll be very curious how that goes for you.

    if it goes well, I could do that, and then use the Hovabator as a hatcher, for lockdowns.
     
  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    currently I have the 102 temp for still air, I was looking for just waiting on last egg.
     
  3. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm gonna have to throw a thermometer in our crok pot.

    we have a big one.

    my wife will be upset, since we use it at least once a week......lol
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    mine has a nice heat dial, I turn knob until light goes on then back off, heat is still on but pretty low, I have temp at 102 for a while now which is great for the still air. I would not use a crock pot that only has high,low temps they get too hot on low...
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm finding these crock pots very interesting :D
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I like my styro-box incubator, I am just playing with this since I have the time, and the curiosity.
     
  7. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, going to have to try this some time!
     
  8. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    I wonder if a roasting pan might work?

    might be a little traumatic for the chicks if they hatch in there tho.

    I'd cooked many chickens in there.
     
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  9. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    I'm almost hoping it doesn't work. I have been strong and resisted getting an incubator, but I do have a crock pot. Could be trouble... [​IMG]
     
  10. Marilynszoo

    Marilynszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's hoping I can be satisfied living vicariously by following this drama! My coop is full, but there are so many tempting breeds.....
     

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