Articles from Griffin Nest

My incubator is a cheap, easy to make, and most importantly, EFFECTIVE way to make an homemade incubator!
Griffin Nest - Homepage ~ My Articles ~ •My Birds• | •Builds• | •Hatches• How to: Build a Homemade Incubator | How to: Build a Chick Brooder | How to: Build a Bird Cage How to: Use the ChickBator | How to: Build an Automatic Egg Turner | How to: Candle Eggs ~ Other Helpful Articles ~ *These articles were not written by me* | Breeding Mealworms | Egg Candling | Treats Guide | Growing Fodder | Chicken Health | Wing Clipping | ☆ My Coop ☆ I live in the city and cannot...
•Return to Homepage• ☆ Builds ☆ These are pictures of things I built for my birds such as incubator, brooders, and coops. Photo Album - Builds Incubator #0 (Hatched in August 2010) I call my birds Incubator #0 because they aren't artificial! Sometimes my button quail incubates her own eggs, but since she doesn't raise them, I brood them myself. She used to be very good at incubating, and it helped during a time I didn't have a working incubator. Incubator #0.5 (Built in August 2009)...
•Return to Homepage• ☆ Hatches ☆ These are pictures and stories of my chicks I have hatched in the past! Photo Album - Hatches Chicken Hatch (Assorted) Oct. 24, 2009 (Incubator #1: 11 eggs set, 8 eggs hatched) These eggs were from Krazy K Farms.They were the first eggs I hatched in a homemade incubator. 10 out of 11 were fertile. After 2 failed attempts at hatching eggs I finally got a success! This incubator was very stressful to manage because it's thermostat wasn't automatic. For...
•Return to Homepage• ☆ My Birds ☆ These are pictures of all the birds I keep as pets! Photo Album - My Birds Button Quails (Hatched in August 2010) Taquito ♂ Silver (Hatched: August 2010) Taquito was always my favorite. When he hatched, I noticed that he was never as active as the others. Then I realized it was because he was blind in one eye. He was very calm around me and he loved to be held. Gir ♀ Wild Type (Hatched: August 2010) She laid lots of eggs and incubated a few clutches....
•Return to Homepage• How to: Use the ChickBator So many good people have wasted their money on this thing, the infamous ChickBator! With its terrible insulation and impossible temperature controlling, it kills your precious eggs within days. Few people have managed to get it right, but it takes so much effort and temp checking that it makes you want to pull your hair out! Here is a step-by-step guide to get your money's worth out of this sad incubator and make it useful! This article...
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