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just built me a new incubator for quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I need is a piece of plexi glass for the door and to brace up the front of the wracks. It will hold 36o quail eggs on 3 GQG and Little Giant turners I picked up in a yard sale last summer. It will be heated by 2 bulbs and has a fan oak plywood cabinet. I will probably use this Tuesday when my eggs get here.
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    [​IMG] Awesome! Congrats on your bator!
     
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  3. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread has GOTTA have some pics [​IMG] im in the process of building one soon, I have most of the stuff now.
     
  4. sixshooter60

    sixshooter60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so wheres the pics???
     
  5. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still have a little to do to it. I don't know why it looks crooked. Its not. And there isn't enough light to get a good pic in the room

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  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    TED~ THINK BIGGER MY FRIEND, QUAIL ARE VERY ADDICTIVE....

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    OH AND SOME HINTS~ DITCH THE LIGHTS, GO TO QGF'S WEBSITE AND GET YA AN ELEMENT [​IMG] THEY WORK 1000X'S BETTER AND DONT BURN OUT AND DROP TEMPS. AND MAKE THE FAN SO IT ANGLES DOWNWARD TO EVEN OUT THE HOTSPOTS
     
  7. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This is my small incubator. I have 2 GQF cabinets. I just wanted some thing to do small batches of eggs in. I have a heating element here but have no clue how to wire it.
     
  8. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a false back in it. Can't see it in this pic. I put my fan in a old heater housing and mounted it over the hole hoping to get a little more air flow. I have a seal between the housing and panel to keep it from sucking air there.
     
  9. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres mine I converted a old wine cooler....

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    Old upright freezer

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  10. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have been looking for one of those but haven't had any luck.

    So on your heating coil, are they hooked up directly to the hot and ground?? No resisters or such? I have a coil here out of a old electric heater I want to use that ids probably to much for my cabinet. I thought about putting a dimmer inline to cut it back. Think this would work?
     

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