Making a home made incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenfeed, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. chickenfeed

    chickenfeed Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a complete rookie and just starting my adventure in raising chickens. I want to start out by hatching my own chickens. I'm looking for advice on what everyone else has found to be the best way to go for a homemade incubator. Would an aquarium work well?
     
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    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    An aquarium will work for a brooder, but for a bator you want to go with something insulated to hold the heat, like a cooler or styrofoam box.
     
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    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Here's a some pics of mine.

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  4. chickenfeed

    chickenfeed Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much for your help!!! [​IMG]
     

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