Any one have any homemade incubators?? \\

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by animalbaby4everandalwyz, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

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    oh- yah- Miss Prissy enabled a lot of us to get the 'bator building urge [​IMG]

    Here's mine via her plans:

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  2. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how'd ya make that???
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also like to know how to build a homemade incubator.I'd love to hatch my own chicks if it's not too expensive to make [​IMG]
     
  4. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if ya would like to knoe how i made mine ill be happy to tell...its notin SPACTACULLAR but it works
     
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if ya would like to knoe how i made mine ill be happy to tell...its notin SPACTACULLAR but it works

    Yes I would really like to know how to make one.If it works then that would be cool!Please tell me [​IMG]
     
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  6. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Mine is in the works.
     
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am incubating with a heating pad!
     
  8. animalbaby4everandalwyz

    animalbaby4everandalwyz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes I would really like to know how to make one.If it works then that would be cool!Please tell me [​IMG]

    heres what it says off the internet...but i never follow all the instructions


    Materials
    ~heavy Cardboard Box
    ~Sheet Of Glass Smaller Than The Side Of The Box...I did not use this
    ~A 60 WT bulb...i am using 2 50 WT
    ~Clear Masking Tape...I Used Electrical Tape
    ~Light Socket With Cord
    ~Non-Digital Thermometer...I Am Using The One Out Of The Refrigirator
    ~Small Metal Pan For Water


    First: measure and mark 2inches around the entire side of the box.
    Cut a hole on the side of the box.Tape the piece of glass were the hole was cut out.Tape either inside or out.Make sure glass is sealed

    Second: On the opposite side of the glass measure and cut out a hole the size of the back of the light bulb socket.Place the socket inside the box,running the cords through the hole.Tape up the hole

    Third:tape thermometer to the back of the cardboard box.You can put it on the same wall as the light bulb socket.Make sure it is on opposite side so you can see it through the glass.

    fourth: Place the eggs in the cardboard box.Fill the metal pan with water.Place the pan next to the eggs.The water is to keep the air moist.

    Fith: Screw the bulb in the socket.Plug in cord.The 60 wt bulb will regulate the incubator temp. to 103* and 106*. Next place lid on top of the cardboard box lid needs to be a tight fit!

    sixth: Every day check the temp and make sure its within 103* and 106* if temp falls below 103* air is in the box. Re-tape the glass and light socket,if temp does not get over 103 you can use a higher watt bulb.If incubator gets over 106* change bulb to lower watt.

    seventh: Everyday turn eggs,you can even sprinkle water over the eggs from time to time.

    Eight: check daily to see if water is in the pan if not add some






    Okay i did not do everything that says i made my own adjustments...but thats just me


    only reason i did not just give ya the site is cause i dont remember the site

    lol
     
  9. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Quote:Yes I would really like to know how to make one.If it works then that would be cool!Please tell me [​IMG]

    heres what it says off the internet...but i never follow all the instructions


    Materials
    ~heavy Cardboard Box
    ~Sheet Of Glass Smaller Than The Side Of The Box...I did not use this
    ~A 60 WT bulb...i am using 2 50 WT
    ~Clear Masking Tape...I Used Electrical Tape
    ~Light Socket With Cord
    ~Non-Digital Thermometer...I Am Using The One Out Of The Refrigirator
    ~Small Metal Pan For Water


    First: measure and mark 2inches around the entire side of the box.
    Cut a hole on the side of the box.Tape the piece of glass were the hole was cut out.Tape either inside or out.Make sure glass is sealed

    Second: On the opposite side of the glass measure and cut out a hole the size of the back of the light bulb socket.Place the socket inside the box,running the cords through the hole.Tape up the hole

    Third:tape thermometer to the back of the cardboard box.You can put it on the same wall as the light bulb socket.Make sure it is on opposite side so you can see it through the glass.

    fourth: Place the eggs in the cardboard box.Fill the metal pan with water.Place the pan next to the eggs.The water is to keep the air moist.

    Fith: Screw the bulb in the socket.Plug in cord.The 60 wt bulb will regulate the incubator temp. to 103* and 106*. Next place lid on top of the cardboard box lid needs to be a tight fit!

    sixth: Every day check the temp and make sure its within 103* and 106* if temp falls below 103* air is in the box. Re-tape the glass and light socket,if temp does not get over 103 you can use a higher watt bulb.If incubator gets over 106* change bulb to lower watt.

    seventh: Everyday turn eggs,you can even sprinkle water over the eggs from time to time.

    Eight: check daily to see if water is in the pan if not add some






    Okay i did not do everything that says i made my own adjustments...but thats just me


    only reason i did not just give ya the site is cause i dont remember the site

    lol

    That is a very good idea- easy to make and use stuff you can find around your house.
    I love it [​IMG]
     

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