still air incubator,

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by turkey lover, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. turkey lover

    turkey lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2013
    was looking at a still air incubator at our local store cause that's all they have here and was wondering how good they work,does any one know,i just want it for a few turkey eggs nothing major
  2. newcutesgaw12

    newcutesgaw12 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2013
    only still air?? never have heard a still air w/o fans? wowzers!! [​IMG]
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    They work just fine. You take your measure at top of eggs and incubate 101-102F. As with any incubator you want them away from windows and in a stable temperature room.

    The reason for higher temp is the still air varies considerably in temp from bottom to top. It's been found that taking temp at top egg level holding 102F hatches best. Good Luck.
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013
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