My DIY incubator test run (I have never incubated eggs before)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Eggcellent, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. Eggcellent

    Eggcellent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I made an incubator out of stuff I had around the house. It holds temp quite nicely (99.5 to 100.1 every cycle).

    I just put 6 eggs from my little RIR flock as a test run. The kids are pretty excited about it so I hope everything will work out well. I decided to go with 45% humidity days 1-18 and 60% days 19-21.

    I'll take some pics of the bator and the eggs inside it and post em in a while.
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

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    Good luck. Sounds like ya got a good start.... Prepare for the addiction. [​IMG]
     
  3. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    congratulation for that.

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  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Have fun!!
     
  5. Eggcellent

    Eggcellent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks folks.... I actually added one more egg about an hour after the others because I found one in the hatching box shortly after I started the bator.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Good luck!
     

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