Eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jebyballard, May 24, 2012.

  1. Jebyballard

    Jebyballard In the Brooder

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    I just bought some eggs and they are on the way. what's the best and easiest (and least expensive) way to hatch them?
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    Do you have an incubator or a broody hen?
     
  3. Jebyballard

    Jebyballard In the Brooder

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    Neither actually... Let's go with incubator! What kind and can I make one at home from all the spare pieces of arts and crafts in my barn?
     
  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    Well It depends on what you want. If you have the money I would say go for a forced air table top bator such as a hovabator or brinesea.
    But here is a link to home made bators for you to look at if you want to try to make one

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/homemade-chicken-egg-incubator-designs-pictures

    I would read up on hatching eggs on the learning center if you havent so you know all the stuff , humidity % , temp , turning , incubation length ect. If they are shipped eggs make shure to sit them pointy / small end down in an egg carton or such for 24 hours befor putting them in the incubator.
     

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