Incubator ventilation

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  1. 10ml

    10ml New Egg

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    i am building my own incubator to hatch turkey eggs and have read a lot about the importance of ventilation but cannot find anything about recommended size of the vents as related to the size of the incubator. My incubator is 36" x 28" x 18" and will be heated by a heat lamp. Can anyone tell me what size of vent holes would best suit my incubator?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    I don't have an answer, but wanted to welcome you...[​IMG]

    Hope you find the info you need.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    redsoxs has given you some good links to check out...hope you get the answer you need!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under 10ml [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I too have no incubator experience, just hatches under a broody hen but I did just want to wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Howdy, howdy, and welcome to Backyard chickens! I am so glad you were able to join us, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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