Running fan in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gessieviolet, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. gessieviolet

    gessieviolet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does the fan in incubators run constantly, or ideally, should it cycle with the heat unit if a thermostat is used?
  2. d_rooster

    d_rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2007
    North Augusta, SC
    I think that ideally it should run constantly. However I read somewhere that some of the Hovobator incubators have fans that cycle with the thermostat. They're wired to work that way. I've got a computer cooling fan that I've wired to work in my Little Giant (LG) incubator all of the time.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    My Hova fan runs constantly, but mine was bought a year ago, so it's one of the newer ones. Could be the older ones had fans that cycled with the thermostat.

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