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Building a homemade incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by meagan1823, May 17, 2016.

  1. meagan1823

    meagan1823 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I am interested in building my own incubator but I honestly have no idea when it comes to electrical things.
    I found the incubator post with a lot of different homemade incubators but it there anything that can give me a step by step guide on how to wire a thermostat, fans, and light bulbs together? Like I said I have absolutely no experience with electrical things and I don't want to catch anything on fire.
    It seems like from what I gathered that you use a water heater thermostat to control a light bulb to use for your heating source?
    Or do you use something else as your heat source? the fans should stay on constantly right so it would need to be wired differently?
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are a few threads on here that do.

    But if you want to watch a video try a search for Rush lane poultry on youtube
    He has several videos on homemade incubators. With step by step instructions.
     
  3. meagan1823

    meagan1823 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you so much
     

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