Water wigglers cheap

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicken Woman, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. Chicken Woman

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    water wigglers 4 pack $3.39

    www.thetoyhunt.com I was using zip lock baggie but two different brands broke open.
     
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    emsevers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are water wigglers and what do you use them for? [​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Woman

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    You put them in your incubator and insert a thermometer to tell you the internal temp of the eggs. It's a way to better determine heat regulation in incubator. My thermometer registers 100.5 degrees but the wiggler tells me the internal temp is 99.5 and that is what I want so I basically keep it in the incubator to regulate egg internal temp.

    If you look on the sight you will see it is a toy that is a 6 inch plastic tube filled with water . It makes it easy to put probe down in hole of center of tube and it simulates egg temp. They are pretty hard to find and you usually need 2 . One for incubator and one for your hatcher.

    They sell on poultry supply sites for as much as $12.00 for one.
     
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  4. emsevers

    emsevers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. That's very interesting. I wonder who first thought to put something like that in an incubator. Sounds like a really cool tool. Thanks for telling me about them. [​IMG] Sounds like you found a very good deal. [​IMG]
     
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    buckeye lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I've looked all over this web site and cannot find any water wigglers. Please Help..[​IMG]
     
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    buckeye lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Chicken Woman

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    amazon.com Then type in the search box "water wiggler" they are $1.49
     
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    buckeye lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THANKS Chicken Woman!!!![​IMG]
     
  10. mazdacrzy

    mazdacrzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a dollar tree nearby, you can get them for a dollar. Just bought two recently.
     

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