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how to make an incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by redchicken, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. redchicken

    redchicken Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Eastern Pa
    I know this is asked alot but I can't seem to find posts about how to make an incubator
  2. marcuscarr

    marcuscarr Songster

    Jul 2, 2007
    You need an insulated box.

    A heat source

    A way to automate that heat source to maintain 99.5 degrees inside the eggs

    A source of water to increase the humidity to 40-50% on days 1-18 and 60-70% on days 18-21.

    A way to turn the eggs

    A way to allow fresh air into the box.

    A way to circulate the air in the box.

    Here is what I built...




  3. MTtroutwithwings

    MTtroutwithwings Songster

    Jul 10, 2007
    Montana Country
    contact missprissy, she's got a beautiful one on site! [​IMG]

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