Regulating incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bluehenlover, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. bluehenlover

    bluehenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Little Giant incubator that I cannot keep regulated because I have wood heat. (room temp is inconsistant) I have always had successful hatches until moving here and having an inconsistant room temp. Any ideas? I dont want to give up my favorite hobby!!
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I use a wood stove in my LR, only time the furnace kicks on is at night...I placed my incubator in my kitchen on the counter and use a humidifier there with it....try the kitchen...
     
  3. hart31

    hart31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try wraping a blanket or two around the incubator. The more insulation there is the less the room temp will affect it.
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    We also heat with wood, and I keep my incubators in the basement.
     
  5. bluehenlover

    bluehenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a pet bobcat that would mess with it in the kitchen as he has an egg fetish and is mischievious. So I have to keep the incubator in my bedroom. [​IMG]
     
  6. bluehenlover

    bluehenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Dont they have an insulating wrap for incubators? Humm..
     
  7. bluehenlover

    bluehenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I dont have a basement. [​IMG]
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:I dont have a basement. [​IMG]

    Then that idea won't work!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Tuffoldhen

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    Neither will the kitchen if the bobcat will eat them [​IMG] .....
     
  10. bluehenlover

    bluehenlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He would eat them, or usually just plays hockey with them- until he breaks them, then if Im stupid enough to have left them on the counter, he'll go get another. [​IMG] I cannot leave eggs out AT ALL. He is such a DUMMY.
     

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