Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. eweaber

    eweaber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I try to "dry" incubate them. I keep little water in the incubator, but I spray the eggs with water 3 times a day. This brings the humidity up to around 60% but then it slowly drops. At lock down I increase the amount of water in the incubator to stabilize the humidity. Still working on the best humidity for lock down. If it is too high they drowned if its to low they shrink wrap. My guess is around 50%-60%. This is what has worked for me in the past.
     
  2. chiques chicks

    chiques chicks Chillin' With My Peeps


    So spending $20 in parts to rig a thermostat to turn it off when its not needed isn't a bad investment.
    Yeah, indeed done that in a grow out Coop when I just want to make sure there is an area around 60-80 for them.
     
  3. patrickschick

    patrickschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There ya go! Adapt improvise over come lol
     
  4. motherhen71185

    motherhen71185 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    My Coop
    yes

    I am going to see if hubs can make one cheaper


    But this is cheaper
    http://www.rainbowworms.com/Farm-Innovators-farm--Thermostat-Outlet-Tan-120-Volt_p_2181.html
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    THERMOSTAT OUTLET
    • Will turn on at 35 degrees and shut off at 45.
    • It is used for homes and farm applications such as areas of stock tank de-icers, pond de-icier, unheated rooms, etc
     
  6. sharron

    sharron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ain't never gonna happen[​IMG]
     
  7. chiques chicks

    chiques chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    It should. I didn't go nearly they fancy. That looks like it should be simple to plug in and use. I used an old style LINE VOLTAGE thermostat and wired it basically like an incubator. Key is line voltage. (120/240 depending on your location)
     
  8. motherhen71185

    motherhen71185 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. beaglady

    beaglady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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