oven incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Festerallday, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Festerallday

    Festerallday New Egg

    Dec 14, 2010
    big island of Hawaii
    Oh yeah the oven incubator. Most ovens with pilotlights maintain and internal temp of about 99 deg. I put in a dish of water and cover the eggs with a wet paper towel. The barometer in Hawaii is usually about 65 percent so its pretty easy.
  2. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    I have heard of people using an oven as an incubator successfully in a pinch... also an electric skillet.
    When my grandma was alive and raising birds she hatched out all of her own with just a light bulb and a bath towel around the eggs. She used a wet wash cloth for humidity but I never remember seeing a thermometer or anything.

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