How much room [floor space] does your egg truner take?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by valley ranch, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    The egg turner in your bator, how much room does it take?

    I thinking of building an incubator how much room shall I allow, if added later, for a auto egg turner?

    I enjoy the exploits I've read here about building, testing, hatching eggs. Thanks

    Richard
     
  2. wilkey44

    wilkey44 Out Of The Brooder

    81
    0
    39
    Nov 14, 2010
    Central Oklahoma
    I made my inside of my incubator 16" x 18" so I could put a thermometer on the side of the turner and have room to move it forwards or backward if needed and if you are making 2 shelves it allows for the air to go past the eggs without blowing directly on the eggs
     
  3. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for gettings back, with your answer and anothere thread I read, sounds like I'll need at least 16"X16". I appreciate you taking the time to post.

    Richard
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by