help me to build home made incubator please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zara30, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. zara30

    zara30 Out Of The Brooder

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    help me to build home made incubator please .. :(
     
  2. zara30

    zara30 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes but few question pls answer

    in 12 eggs

    1.what wattage needed ?
    2.what temperature needed?
    3.exhaust is on always ?
    4.how to know if the egg is fertile ?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    1. Depends on the size of your incubator etc. I used a 100W bulb.
    2. 99* to 101* Are you going still air or forced air? (with a fan)
    3. What exhaust? You'll need air vents which should be open all the time. The embryos need fresh air. They (the eggs) breathe.
    4. Look for the little "donut" on the yolk when you crack the eggs.
    Pics here:https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/16008/how-to-tell-a-fertile-vs-infertile-egg-pictures Unfortunately the only to find out without cracking the eggs open is to incubate them and candle after 7 days to see if they are developing.
     
  4. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Zara:

    I am coming to the Philippines twice in the next month. I am overloaded with baggage at Christmas but I will have space in mid Jan - I will also be in Manila for a few days that trip.

    If you need some things to get your incubator going - I will bring them, You may need a step down transformer there - remember everything in USA is 110.

    You need:

    Thermostat
    http://www.amazon.com/GQF-Wafer-The...0702&sr=8-8&keywords=thermostat+for+incubator
    or
    http://www.amazon.com/All-purpose-T...=UTF8&qid=1355670860&sr=8-2&keywords=stc-1000
    Heat Source
    A 75 watt incandescent bulb will do in a cooler bator.
    Fan
    http://www.amazon.com/Intellinet-Co...=UTF8&qid=1355670991&sr=1-1&keywords=110v+fan
     
  5. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Before you order Orpington or Wyandotte eggs shipped from USA - practice hatching on local fertile eggs.
     
  6. zara30

    zara30 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ozexpat


    Realy you will go here ? Can you bring me wyandotte or orpington chicks or eggs pls.... You can contact me if you arrive here +639286851662

    how for incubator ?
     
  7. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Sorry I cannot bring you eggs. But I can help with incubator.

    Before I do - you must contact me via email. txt me on my smart number +639204695200
     
  8. Sally Sunshine

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  9. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Hi

    I may have found some blue laced red wyandotte eggs to bring over to the Phils for myself.

    They were not cheap so I could only order 8.

    If I can get them into the country, If I can get them to hatch, If I get a rooster and hens, then I should have chicks to sell to you by August or september.

    I wont be bringing over Orpingtons until May - so they wont be laying till Feb 2014,

    I should have Barred Plymouth Rocks and Australorps by August also.

    Keep in touch
     

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