Hatcher question...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fluffy-Butt-Farms, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. Fluffy-Butt-Farms

    Fluffy-Butt-Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2009
    Central Florida
    Is it possible to use a little giant as the bator and then make a hatcher? I want to be able to keep getting eggs to put in (not patient enough to get eggs once every month, especially when you see a good deal) so i was wondering if it's possible to make a hatcher for days 18-21
  2. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    I have 2 LG's. I use one for an incubator and one for a hatcher. When I move the eggs to the hatcher, I fill it up again!!![​IMG]
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Sure, just make it the same way as you would make an incubator. I have a new hovabator and an old hovabator that I use for hatching. Also have a really old sears incubator that I use for hatching sometimes if I need to keep broods separate, I can hatch up to three different breeds and still keep the cabinet bator running right along. I try to set eggs at least a week apart to give me time to clear out the hatcher. There is no reason a homemade bator wouldn't work.

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