Does anyone use a homeade incubator??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by XL506, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. XL506

    XL506 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering if anyone uses a homeade incubatore. I've read theyre fairly easy to make. I love making things, so I was thinking of making one myself. I would love to see some eggs hatch out of an incubator that my hands built. Post some pics of your incubators if u dont mind.
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    There are TONS of pics and threads here about homemade incubators. Just do a search.
     
  3. chicksinthemachine

    chicksinthemachine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Miss Prissy has one on her page you should check it out it is pretty cool and a lot of others have done it(with their own modifications).
     
  4. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched 3 out of 7 eggs (still got a couple of days before hatch is done) with an incubator that i made, I used Miss Prissy's as a guildline and it is working out just great. Only have to make a couple of adjustments after this hatch is over with. Love the fact that i made it with my own hands. DH only had to help with the wiring and the rest was all me :wee:
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  5. Country Gal

    Country Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a homemade one as well (again, from Ms Prissy's posts!) and it worked out great. And how awesome is it to tell people that I built my own incubator? Everyone looks at me like I'm a freaking genius!
     
  6. chickensandmore

    chickensandmore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made mine from an old freezer, it worked so good I made another for a hatcher..and my total cost for both is about 75 dollars

    Don in Spiro
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The link to mine is below.
     
  8. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 homemade incubators going right now, one with Turkeys (experimental color mixes from Porter) and the other has Mille Fleurs and they are developing quite nicely! I will hatch the turkeys right in the same incubator as it is a nice big worm box from wal-mart, can't wait to see the results!

    and of course I owe Miss Prissy for the inspiration to build both of them!
     
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  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I have made 3 of Miss Prissy's incubators, and I love them all. [​IMG]
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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