seed starter mat as heat source

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sgoff, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. sgoff

    sgoff Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone tried this in a homemade incubator? First timer here! Seems like this should work. Gonna try it tonight on a test run and see.
     
  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brinsea makes a very expensive contact incubator that works that way. Only difference is their heat source is above the eggs, not below it. I've never heard anyone on here making an incubator like that, but I suppose it's worth a try. Interesting experiment to do. Good luck with it!
     
  3. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    really neat i just looked at them,,,, you can buy them with or without the thermostat, do you have one with a thermostat?
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:No but I am curious how it will work. I use a 15 watt light bulb in mine with a computer fan.
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  5. sgoff

    sgoff Out Of The Brooder

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    quintinp: mine does not have a thermostat, but I was considering putting one in between.
     
  6. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    COOL!!! hope it works out for you
     

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