making a bator out of a filing cabinet???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fowlwoman1, May 19, 2008.

  1. fowlwoman1

    fowlwoman1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My inlaws have this filing cabinet they're getting rid of and I looked at it and saw an incubator;).... It's like 4 feet high single wide. Metal. Would I need to insulate it somehow? and with what? I could hatch like 200 eggs in it at a time! Now I just need purebred eggs to put in it.
     
  2. Just-Like-Hatching

    Just-Like-Hatching Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I definately think you would have to insulate it. I think you would get very wide temp swings unless it was in a very closely controlled area.
     
  3. NoSpringChick

    NoSpringChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those styrofoam insulating panels may work...
     
  4. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright I think I have enough ideas for incubators, Now every time I look at something I think HMMMMM could that work!!! [​IMG] .
     

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