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Temperature for incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wvchickenhouse, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. wvchickenhouse

    wvchickenhouse Out Of The Brooder

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    If you are making a homemade incubator, what temperature do you set it at?
     
  2. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2011
    The same as all incubators. [​IMG]
     
  3. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:still air or do you use a fan?
     
  4. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    99.5 degrees half way up side of egg. Will vary by where heat source is and if fan moves heated air around.
     
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    Well this is my homemade incubater im trying to hatch fertile eggs from trader joes i have no fan or anything its only day two and i candeled today all i see is a yolk but it is only day two and i only candled 2 out of 12 but the top is covered by a shirt when ever i put the styrofoam top it goes up to 110 but with the shirt a nice 100 degrees first time doing this am i doing it so far so good
     
  6. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Looking good! You will see veins in a few more days if all is well. [​IMG]
     

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