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Griffin Nest - Builds

By Griffin Nest, Apr 16, 2015 | Updated: Aug 8, 2016 | |
  1. Griffin Nest


    Builds


    These are pictures of things I built for my birds such as incubator, brooders, and coops.

    Photo Album - Builds

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    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.
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    Incubator #0.5
    (Built in August 2009)


    This was my very first incubator I bought but after using it once I realized it was useless. I added components to it to make it work and it worked well as a hatcher.
    Type: Still Air Incubator
    Dimensions: 14 in x 11 in x 12 in (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    ChickBator
    Styrofoam Cooler
    Light Dimmer
    Water Bottles
    Thermometer with Probe/Hygrometer​
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    Incubator #1
    (Built in September 2009)


    Type: Still Air Incubator
    Dimensions:
    14 in x 11 in x 12 in (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    Styrofoam Cooler
    1 Plastic Picture Frame
    15 Watt Light Bulb and fixture
    Light Dimmer
    2 Water Pans
    Thermometer/Hygrometer
    Wire Mesh
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    Incubator #2
    (Built in March 2010)


    Type: Forced Air Incubator
    Dimensions:
    14 in x 11 in x 12 in (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    Styrofoam Cooler
    2 Plastic Picture Frames
    Incukit
    2 Water Pans
    Plastic Mesh
    Thermometer with Probe/Hygrometer
    2 Funnels with Tubes
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    Incubator #2.5
    (Built in June 2013)


    Type: Still Air Incubator
    Dimensions:
    24 in x 16 in x 12 in (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    Styrofoam Cooler
    2 Plastic Picture Frames
    25 Watt light bulb and fixture
    Light Dimmer
    1 Water Pan
    Thermometer with Probe/Hygrometer
    Towel
    2 Water Bottles
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    Incubator #3
    (Built in September 2013)


    Type: Forced Air Incubator
    Dimensions:
    14 in x 11 in x 12 in (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    Styrofoam Cooler
    2 Plastic Picture Frames
    Digital Incukit DC
    2 Water Pans
    Plastic Mesh
    Thermometer with Probe/Hygrometer
    1 Funnel with Tube
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    Brooder #1
    (Built in May 2009)


    Type: Chick Brooder
    Parts:
    Glass Terrarium
    Small Waterer
    Feed Dish
    Block of wood (To elevate water)
    Red Heat Lamp with clamp
    Light Dimmer
    Thermometer
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    Coop #1
    (Built in April 2010)


    Type: Quail Run
    Dimensions:
    4 ft x 2 ft x 4 ft (LxWxH)
    Parts:
    Wood Frame
    Plywood Roof
    Plywood Doors
    Roof Handle and Hinges
    Door Locks and Hinges
    Cross Braces
    Wood Treating Water-Based Paint
    Inside:
    Nesting Box
    Waterers/Feeders
    Blocks for elevating water/food
    Plastic plant decor
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