What size bulb in incubators?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sbrown, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. sbrown

    sbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What size bulbs is everyone using in relation to incubator size? I built a small cabinet size incubator last year and had pretty good hatches, even with it being outside. I didn't start last year though until probably May/June when it was a lot warmer. I have 34 eggs in now and moved my bator inside to an extra bedroom. Have been using 2 60 watt bulbs but seems like temp is having trouble staying at 99. It wont hardly cut off. I just replaced one bulb with a 125 heat bulb and it reached temp pretty quick. Just seems like a lot to me. I may need to insulate some. Size is roughly 2x3x1
     
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