whats still air?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jcfuente51, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I have seen that u guys use that term alot in incubators what are you guys talking about when you all use those words?[​IMG]
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    That means there are no fans, just vent holes. [​IMG]
     
  3. erinlee

    erinlee Out Of The Brooder

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    A "still air" incubator is one without a fan. [​IMG]
     
  4. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    It means that air is circulated through vent holes at the bottom and top.
     
  5. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all so Im assuming forced air means the opocite right???


    whe ni made my incubator i instaled a fan and also drilled vent holes is it ok or should i plug them up?

    also one more question please a guy with experince just came to see my baton in action and he say that i shouldnt have the eggs just sitting on the wire cloth is he tru or just jelous? I do have the eggs just laying on top or the wire cloth just like the hens would hatch would that work or do i have to put them standing up pointing side down?? please help.
     
  6. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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