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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ls430fl, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. ls430fl

    ls430fl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone, New here. What a great place this is! So much information to absorb.

    I hatched some chickens and pekin ducks a few years back and decided to add some more to the flock. I sold my old incubator a few years ago and last week I bought two of those little dome incubator. I have them plugged in and they are actually holding a steady temperature for the past few days at 100 degrees. (checked with two thermometers) I bought hatching eggs on ebay. It was supposed to come with 6 eggs but the lady gave me 4 extra! (How nice). Each of the dome incubators holds 3 eggs so I have four left over. It bothers me that I would have to throw them away and waste the possibility of hatching 4 more chicks.

    I was reading on the forum and some have made a simple incubator with a bottle light and a styrofoam cooler. What are your thoughts? My main concern is a fire hazard with these...

    Any comments are welcome :) Thank you all
     
  2. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello well I would give it a go and if it doesn't work there hardly a loss you might as well try oh and [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC!
     
  4. ls430fl

    ls430fl Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome :)
     

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