Found great directions for oil-lamp incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HaikuHeritageFarm, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Anchorage, AK
    I was looking for instructions for how to build an oil-lamp incubator and found this great booklet that gives really good directions. It's fascinating. I never really understood how they worked. Seems like it would take a while to get the temp regulated, but after that I can see it working really well.

    I think I need to build one. I'm so paranoid about the power going out and leaving my poor little eggs SOL! Would also be good for anyone that's off the grid. This is probably more reliable than a broody hen, and you have the added convenience of setting eggs whenever YOU want!

    I wasn't sure how to upload the PDF on here, so here's a link to where I posted it in my blog:
  2. Hi Rachel! That's one to print and file for later (in case of emergency). Thanks for posting it.
  3. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Songster

    Apr 13, 2010
    Thanks for posting this Rachel. I will be trying it out in the spring!

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