unusual ways to incubate eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tiana's chickens, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. Tiana's chickens

    Tiana's chickens Songster

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    When I tell friends I recently hatched chicks in an electric frying pan, they all think I'm crazy lol! But I just got a bit creative and made do with what I had at the time.

    I was just wondering if anyone else has any stories of hatching chicken eggs in different ways? This could be an interesting topic :)

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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    What are you using to control the heat amount. Dimmer switch, or a STC1000 ???
    Good idea...
    WISHING YOU BEST...... :thumbsup
     
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    Tiana's chickens Songster

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    I bought something to measure the temperature and humidity, then I just used the heat control on the frying pan and got it at the right temperature and put a little dish of water in there. it worked out well :) I've still got the chicks that hatched

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  4. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

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    Ok , now I see. I never had an Electric fry pan, so was not sure of the control in that plug. Assuming there is a low setting to keep food warn, so that is the ideal temp for incubating.
    I also do unconventional things, That is why I asked if you were using a dimmer switch.
    I use one with these to keep water for my chickens, and cats from freezing in winter.
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