temp variance

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gumdrops, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. Gumdrops

    Gumdrops Out Of The Brooder

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    OK, I know you guys have answered this question 100 times and I have read pages and pages. But, I just want to be very sure. I made a chick bator (Miss Prissy style) from an old Coleman cooler with fan and water heater thermostat. I could not find a wiggler but made one with baggies/water. I have messed with it for a week now. When the WW temp is perfect the 2 other therms (one is a reptile probe type the other is an Accurite Hum/temp room one.) are 101 to 105.
    I am thinking my focus should be on keeping the WW temp steady and as long as that is true we should be good. Is that true????
    I think I could go insane trying to get them all the same.
    Oh and I also have a jar of water in there for a heat sink.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, that's right. Just watch that water wiggler temp and you should be ok. You'll make yourself crazy trying to get all the thermometers to read the same! So, what are you going to incubate?
     
  3. Gumdrops

    Gumdrops Out Of The Brooder

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    Good, I thought that was right. I have Cuckoo Marans, and Salmon Favorelles and some Phoenix. also filling in the remaining spots with some mutts. RIR and Barred Rocks

    Thanks so much for the help.
     

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