You want an accurate thermostat. I use a proportional digital thermostat that keeps the temp dead even.
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Brinsea Octagon 20 ECO Auto Turn Egg Incubator
If you are just incuabting chicken eggs, but to go up to the
I have the older version of the more expensive of the two, and have used it with great success.
If you could build something similar to one of these, you would be in very good shape.
Yeah, that's the problem here too. We did pretty well without a thermostat keeping it around 100 degrees, but we had to check it regularly. In the morning it usually had dropped down to 98 except that one morning when it overheated to 104! I'll check out the wafer thermostats. Thanks!You can try one of the wafer thermostats. They can be a bit touchy but some folks have pretty good luck with them. I think the secret is usually to have a room that doesn't vary temperature wise and keep the bator in there. My house has wide temperature swings (no central heat and air).