Spray expanding foam insulation?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jimandkira2002, Mar 26, 2015.

  1. jimandkira2002

    jimandkira2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry Im new here and trying to get my very first homemade incubator up and running for our eggs that we are getting next week. Sorry if this has been asked already. I tried to search for this information but I cant find it. Does anyone know if it is safe for the eggs/chicks to use the expanding foam isolation to fill in holes in a homemade cooler incubator? I'm going to cut a viewing hole in the plastic cooler and cover it with plexiglass. I know that the lid is hollow and wanted to fill it in so not to have to heat all that wasted space, but I don't want to chance the health of our soon to be babies :)

    Thank you for any of your advice!
     
  2. Bradfordj

    Bradfordj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    filling a hollow void will be fine! I just wouldn't leave it exposed, for the slim chance your chics peck at it
     
  3. jimandkira2002

    jimandkira2002 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the response! What would you suggest I cover it with?
     
  4. Bradfordj

    Bradfordj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wood, plexiglass, Anything solid so they can't try to peck at it or eat it.
     
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