WTH is a water wiggler?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by spookyevilone, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Everyone keeps mentioning water wigglers, and I'm confused.

    Do you mean the jiggly things that go in bird baths to keep them from freezing, or the children's toy rubbery can't-hold-it thing? How do these get used for incubating? I can see a use for both, actually. The bird bath one for agitating water and helping raise humidity, the toy one for helping maintain normal temps.

    So.. [​IMG] Help? What is it and how do you use it?
    Thanks!
    -Spooky
     
  2. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey!
    It is the kiddie-toy-cant-hold-it-thingy.
    And I cant for the life of me find one anywhere!!!
     
  3. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Hi Dana, and aren't you supposed to be working??

    I would like to know how and what it is used for ,also..

    >>>>>>>jiminwisc.......[​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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  6. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Quote:AWESOME! Thank you! I was trying to figure out what the heck you'd use one of those for and that picture explains it perfectly.

    -Spooky
     
  7. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    ok so you use the water wriggler to get a more excact temp of what it would be inside the egg? That is so cool I have never seen that before! I think my Ds has one but I dont have the temp that would be inserted into it, but really a great idea!
     
  8. danamillette

    danamillette Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi Dana, and aren't you supposed to be working??

    I would like to know how and what it is used for ,also..

    >>>>>>>jiminwisc.......[​IMG]

    I AM working! LOL!!!!!

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  9. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Quote:Go to the petstore in the reptile section. They have pretty decent thermometers with probes for about $10.
     
  10. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

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    spookyevilone, Thank you for asking this question I was wondering the same thing. I know someone else on BYC said you can use a ziplock bag with water in it. Speckledhen Thank you for posting the pic, I was having one of my more blonde moments as to how I would use the wiggler.
     

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