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Cabinet incubator vent

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

  1. Dogginfox

    Dogginfox Songster

    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 Crowing

    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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