Homemade incubtor help please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenboy1993, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what all is needed to build a homemade incubator i have something like a bread box but i dont know what else i need to make it
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    thermostat, heating element or light socket, fan, water pan, nails, wood glue, wood sealer, silicone caulking, paint, hinges, window locks, paint......
     
  3. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why do you need the things after water pan
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    If you already have a box, I supposed you dont need all the building materials.... You might try using the search function as there are probably thousands of threads on building your own. Miss Prissy has one of the most popular 'build your own' threads...
     
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  5. wolfie

    wolfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i looked there but i coulnt find any instructions just pictures and that dont help really
     
  7. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i found my ideals from google imag. my box is made out of cardboard box, strips of newspaper, tape, porclen light socket. I had a good hatch with the first box that I made. However this box is sorrryyyyyyyyyyyy with humidity
     
  8. sheps4her

    sheps4her Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used gopherboy's incubator instructions. were pretty simple to follow...also Miss Prissy's were good also. Take the time to read through each one. I am sure you can adjust one to work with what you have . Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  9. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    Building a bator is alot more complicated than you think... [​IMG]


    Trust me, I went down that dark....road...............
     
  10. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:AMEN to that! I thought it was going to be fun... and it was.... right up until I plugged it in, and then the headache began.
     

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