OK I am sure I am the 120923596450982435th person to ask...BUT...!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sparkles2307, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Which is better, and whats the difference, between forced and still air? Seriously I never thought choosing a bator could be so hard!
     
  2. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    I think forced air has a fan and still air doesnt. But I built my incubator so hopefully someone with a store bought one will confirm this.
     
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    anyone?
     
  4. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Quote:Right but whats the pros and cons between the two?
     
  5. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    forced air is better, it circulates the air which lends to a more even temperature.
     
  6. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    from what I understand a fan will keep the incubator from having hot spots and keeps a more even temperature over all the eggs. I have a fan and have a 100% hatch rate but I've only completed four hatches. It will be interested to see the pros and cons of both.
     
  7. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    thats what I was thinking. I didnt know if one os better than the other for poultry as opposed to water fowl. Wont DH be sooooo happy to have eggs peeping and jumping in the middle of the night!?!
     

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