DIY egg turners

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thebirdguy, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. thebirdguy

    thebirdguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been reading through all the posts on people's home built incubators and there are some really nice ones out there!! It seems as though everyone is utilizing a version of a tilt tray to "turn" their eggs. When I was a kid, my dad's incubator had a wire grid that the eggs sat in and every hour this arm would move the grid an inch or two, rotating the eggs.

    I am currently building an incubator out of a mini office fridge and want to make a turner similar to what my dad's bator used so that I can have the eggs hatch in the same trays..

    Anyone out there have any ideas on doing this style of turner?

    Thanks!!
    Shawn
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Someone made something like that on here here while back out of a plastic parts bin/tackle box tray that had devider. He cut the bottom out of it an put 1 egg in each devider. Then he had a handle going out so he could slide the whole thing across the incubator rolling the eggs.
     

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