Kerosene lamp incubator

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  1. FARKESU

    FARKESU Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I cannot get unbreakable supply of electricity here and I tried incubating I've been loosing my eggs. I learnt that there are lots of ways to make a kerosene lamp incubator which can be operated manually. Please who can describe to me how I can make one or send a link to me via my email address [email protected]. for guidance?
     
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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. FARKESU

    FARKESU Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     
  4. northeastDad

    northeastDad Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a book somewheres that shows different kerosene incubators and brooders used in the old days on farms and how they work . I'll see if I can find the info and post pics
     
  5. FARKESU

    FARKESU Out Of The Brooder

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    That's good, kudos!
     
  6. Tabasco Jack

    Tabasco Jack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lehman's has new ones for sale.
    I bought an antique one from Craigslist that I'm converting to electric. The antique ones and the one's at Lehmans used the kerosene lamp to heat water which circulated thru a large copper pipe in the top of the incubator. The thermostat controls the amount of flame thus how hot the water gets.
     

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