oven incubator

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

  1. Festerallday

    Festerallday New Egg

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    Dec 14, 2010
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    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
    Minnesota
    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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