Can I hatch eggs Ina cardboard box?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PepsNick, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
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    I am ordering fertile eggs from
    mypetchicken.com, and I want to hatch them in a cardboard box with a heat lamp one foot above them. Can I? Will they be able to hatch? Thanks.
     
  2. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
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  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    umm no? You need something that will keep temperatures stable and humidty at specific certain levels an open box cannot do that for you:-(
     
  4. rebecky1305

    rebecky1305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More than likely not but if you search on here for homemade incubators you will get some ideas on how to make a simple one.
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Lol im sorry ive never hatched eggs before [​IMG]
     
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    rebecky1305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:dont be sorry:) but if I wre you and you had fertile eggs coming-run and buy an incubator!!!!
     
  8. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Quote:Their is no way I would try it .. Too big a fire risk ... Check craigslist.org thier are almost always cheap bators on there
     

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