so I got my incubator...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hobbley_Farm, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Hobbley_Farm

    Hobbley_Farm Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    Pilot Mountain, NC
    it's used and I expect it works. I'm trying to figure out where to PUT my incubator. I'm thinking in my laundry room. However the lady I bought it from said that it needed to be a draft free environment. This is the door we use to come in and out of. It's the door that I let the dogs out of...But it's the best place to be out of the way of my toddler and undisturbed. what do you more experienced incubator fanatics think??? Need opinions
  2. I have mine in my master bathroom. Another person here has theirs in their closet.

    You gotta put it where you know it'll be safe. Could you do somethin maybe to protect it from drafts? maybe invert a caardboard box over it when you have to open and close the doors alot?
  3. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Songster

    Jun 21, 2008
    I have mine on a baker's rack in a corner of the dining room. It is on the middle shelf, but you could put it on the upper shelf to make it more out of reach.
  4. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    if your going to hatch jump in with both feet
    break down and incubate them in your master bath like a lot of us do.By the back door will never work too your self time and effort by putting them in there
  5. timbofarms

    timbofarms Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    Humboldt/West TN
    i keep mine in my office thats in the center of the house away from air vents and doors.
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Some people keep theirs in a closet as well. If you have one with a real door (provided your toddler can't open them yet) maybe that would work.
  7. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    [​IMG] Mine is in my bedroom! No drafts there! [​IMG]
    It's the first thing I check in the morning, last thing I look at when I go to bed!
  8. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Mine are in my bedroom as well. Though if I had a second bathroom that is where it would be!
  9. Heather J

    Heather J Songster

    May 29, 2008
    Mine are in my pantry (it was called a bedroom in the house listing, but it has no closet, no heat/ac vents, and only one outlet--bedroom my foot!), which as I just said, has no vents at all, and the doors shut tight to keep out the dog and cats. I also am down there several times a day because my laundry room is on the other side so I keep a constant eye on it. I have a second bath, which might soon become brooder central. lol
  10. Hobbley_Farm

    Hobbley_Farm Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    Pilot Mountain, NC
    Quote:There is no way I could use my bathtub. It's a Jacuzzi tub that I LOVE and My tot takes 2 to 3 baths in it a day (because she plays hard outside and gets filthy)

    Our son is moving to Wyoming in another week. So his bedroom will be the spare bedroom. I suppose I could use his closet.

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