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still air vs circulated for lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarlieO, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. CarlieO

    CarlieO Chirping

    Dec 14, 2013
    I'm thinking about purchasing a still-air incubator for lockdown. I'd be transferring them from a circulated-air incubator to the still air. Does anyone have any thoughts, experience, or suggestions with still-airs? Especially during lockdown?

    I can't use the current one because I have eggs set at different intervals that will be going into lockdown on different days; like nearly a week apart.

    Thank you!

  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    The one thing I don't like about my forced air incubator is it's scalped a few chicks. They jump up or something and I hear a twack! only to find a chick in need of blue kote.

    If your only using a styrofoam table top incubator to hatch then I'd go still air.

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