How to build a Homemade Incubator ?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Heartless, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Heartless

    Heartless Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking of make an Incubator out of a plastic cooler , what do you guys think about that ? will it work ?
    any ideas .
     
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  3. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just look at Craigslist in your area. I purchased 1 used Hoverbator without fan for $20 and add a PC fan myself. It cheaper than build. If you want to build 1, use the wine cooler.
     
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  4. Heartless

    Heartless Out Of The Brooder

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    OK thanks for your help guys .
     
  5. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one works great..... fan on one end, thremo on the other. Two 40watt bulbs in case one burns out!




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    This one is a little bigger. Built for 2 LG turners and GQF heat element.


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    This is good a wafer thermo.

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