another homemade bator question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by millebantam, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. millebantam

    millebantam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2008
    Little Rhody
    I'm putting the finishing touches on my homemade cabinet style bator and I'm getting ready to put the fresh air vents in. Does anyone know approximatley what size vent openings there are in a Sportsman type bator? Also, how many openings and the locations. I'm thinking of two vents, both 2" with revolving flat covers to regulate air flow. Also, I'm thinking of locating them both on the back wall, one on top and one on bottom. Am I close in my thinking? Thanks in advance, Jim.
  2. ArabiansR2Cool

    ArabiansR2Cool Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have any pictures of your bator? I am looking into making one possibly.
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Should work fine that way. My fridge incubator has no vents an hatches fine.(door leaks a little) I just plan to prop the ice door open when I start hatching more than 50 or so at a time.

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