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Sportsman type incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by morb, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. morb

    morb New Egg

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    Hi
    i'm new here but i have been visiting the forum here for awhile.
    I'm building a sportsman type incubator, it's getting close to being done. I bought a fan and heating element for a Sportsman, my question is does the fan come on with the heat or does it run all the time?

    Thanks
    Ron
     
  2. trevj

    trevj Out Of The Brooder

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    Should run all the time, else the air may stratify and form layers of differing temperatures. Sameness throughout the chamber is a good thing!

    Should not take much of a fan to prevent that happening.

    Cheers
    Trev
     
  3. morb

    morb New Egg

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    Thanks
    I kinda figured it should run all the time. The heating system I have is a heating element with 2 fans, I could wire it to run one fan constantly and the other one to come on and off with the heat or should both fan fan run constantly?
     

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