Duck homemade incubator pics?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mominoz, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. mominoz

    mominoz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you give me some pics of easy homemade incubator like a cooler, that has worked well for hatching duck eggs? One you had good success and hatch rates and how you did it? thanks:)
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I've never hatched duck eggs, but I don't see why the incubators we make from coolers for chicken eggs couldn't work just as well.

    For an easy to understand diagram and a couple pics of the finished cooler, look at my page here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=65925

    I have just the basics, the diagram and pics. Of course you know that more involved "how-to" directions are at https://www.backyardchickens.com/chicken-coop-incubator.html - mine just has the diagram for dummies like me that didn't understand completely the wiring part on those other pages.

    The hot water heater thermostats don't hold the temp exactly the same, most let the temp vary about 4 or 5 degrees. But they still work very well once you've got them so they stay in the right range.
     

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