Worried about my thermostat

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fernnut, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. fernnut

    fernnut Out Of The Brooder

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    Sep 22, 2010
    Magnolia TX
    I appologize if this question has been answered before but I couldn't find it. We build a homemade incubator using missprissy's example (thank you!) We use the same Lowe's water heater thermostat that a lot of people have used in their incubators. The temp fluctuates between 95 and 100. My question is - is this OK or do we have a defective thermostat? TIA
     
  2. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    Do you have a fan installed in your incubator
     
  3. fernnut

    fernnut Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, we do - a computer fan.

    We just candled the dozen eggs we put in there and 6 of them look OK - I'm not sure about the rest. We put them in on Nov 4
     

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