Would this Work as an Incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Connorrm, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aha! I see what you did there!

    I dunno why but the styrofoam incubators worry me. I always see problems with the thermostats breaking or the wafer burning out. To be honest, I wish I could just rely on broodies [​IMG]
     
  2. DixieChickie

    DixieChickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Basically that's what I'm incubating in.....I have an exoterra incubator and all it is is acooling and heating fridge that has been rebadged. I love it...holds humidity and temp. The digital read out displays the temp that's at the very top of the unit. I place thermometers and go by those readouts. And just set it at whatever temp on the display that gets me the temp elsewhere. It doesn't draw outside air so hubby drilled two 1/4" holes about five inches from the bottom, on the sides. I just had my first hatch...very clean egg shell left and chick is doing awesome. Have 8 more chicks due over the next day or 2.

    I may add a fan that will alwaus run, to make it forced air.
     
  3. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm. I'm just so interested in hatching.
     

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