Cabinet incubator vent

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dogginfox, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Dogginfox

    Dogginfox Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am working on building a cabinet Incubator however I am at a loss when it comes to the placement of the. Vent or vents. If you own a cabinet Incubator please let me know the size and location(s) of the dampers on your model
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    When I made my cabinet bator I placed 1 large 1 1/2" vent at the bottom near the fan and heat source, and the same sized vent near the top on the other side of the bator. This creates a cross ventilation aided by the fan, the vent's are made of PVC and can be capped. It works well.
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    I have a sportsman and a dickey. both have the holes at the back. one near the top, one near the bottom, with a metal plate you rotate to close the hole as much/little as you want.
  4. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 2, 2010
    western Oregon
    My sportsman has the vents on the side near the top on the right side. Do a smoke test and see where you get the best circulation.

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