Looking for plans to build own incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dhojnocki, May 27, 2010.

  1. dhojnocki

    dhojnocki Hatching

    May 7, 2010
    Wanting to build own incubator and looking for ideas. Any suggestions would be great. If anyone has actual plans that they like, would really appreciate it.
  2. Marie1234

    Marie1234 Songster

    Mar 29, 2010
    Go to the top of the page and click coop designs and there is a section for incubators. Just understand that you are crossing over a line into some very addictive behaviors. Once you start it is hard to stop. When you do it well you want to do it again. When it fails you want to do it again and get it right. Next thing you know you are feeding your kids eggs three times a day and spending as much on feed for animals as you do food for your family.
  3. aprophet

    aprophet Songster

    Jan 12, 2010
    chesapeake Va.

    used this as a guide I built mine a little larger then the plans, sketch 8 is the plainest drawing I have seen for wiring one but they did it wrong they wired the bulbs in series if one bulb burns out neither will work , the right way is to wire them in parallel . the jumper wire between the bulbs should be taken off and the 14" wire hooked to where the jumper was on the bulb closest to the t-stat then 2 jumpers from the first bulb should go to the terminals of the second bulb. this incy I used for my best hatch so far oh yea I put a fan in mine
    Last edited: May 27, 2010

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