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The Chick Factory Incubator

  1. quintinp
    Here is a wiring diagram for wiring the light and the fan. [​IMG]
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    The screw driver sticking out from the incubator, is to adjust the thermostat, from the outside of the incubator.
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    When using the water heater thermostat in the incubator, you have to keep the back side of the thermostat within an inch away from the heat source, and in this case, a light bulb.

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    This funnel, and hose is to add water to the incubator from the out side during Lock Down (The last Three days of incubation when you are not supposed to open the incubator.)
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    It is so nice to see something come together. I love when a plan works out. I hatched 9 out of 9 in this baby the first time around.
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  1. XxPandaxX
    Can you help me out on the REQUIREMENTS for an incubator? I don't want to put my eggs in if not a proper (home made) incubator. I know it has to be about 95 degrees at all times. Do not turn in the last three days of hatching. In the first 18 days turn three times a day, etc. etc. I need to turn an old box and a 75 watt light bulb into an incubator... FAST !
  2. quintinp
    Sorry that I didn't reply to this,
    Yes! I do have vent holes. I also don't have a good seal for my lid, so that is also added ventilation.
  3. Cpntherfan
    do you have vent holes in it?

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