D.I.Y. INCUBATOR

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Greene55, Nov 17, 2018.

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  3. it's ok

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  1. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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  2. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Normal is Boring

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    I like it, could you provide what you used and how you made it? :)
     
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  3. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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    thank u i seen similar ones online.. I only bought the humidity temperature gauge for 8$ the rest I had at home 6ft cord of temporary lighting, used in construction, metal tape , a plastic container, chicken wire, 2 casserole dishes to hold water for humidity, incandescent light bulb for heat about 40 watts or more if needed to achieve 99.5 degrees inside incubator I added some shirts on top for insulation
    . the guage is analog so no batteries needed but the sell digital also. the humidity is controlled by amount of water u add. the chicken wire is folded to fit the container
     
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  4. mill-j

    mill-j Songster

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    Did it hatch any eggs yet?:D
     
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  5. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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    not yet but temperature and humidity have been steady and we are expecting first batch soon will update
     
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  6. Compost King

    Compost King Songster

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    I voted to like it because of how little you spent on it, even if it fails. I bought all the makings to build my own Incubator at the dollar store and 2 parts from Lowes. Probably spent just under $20... Never assembled it and ended up using everything for different projects and bought a hovabator. It took me so long to figure out how to use a decent incubator that I am glad my first one wasn't DIY.
     
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  7. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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  8. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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    so it worked
     
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  9. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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    thank you I resorted to a d.i.y because I build almost ebeverything for my coop and I had things laying around for lights because I do electrical work often but thank u all so much we are so excited with our first hatch
     
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  10. Greene55

    Greene55 Chirping

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