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My home made "bator"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ridgeline Hens, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Ridgeline Hens

    Ridgeline Hens Out Of The Brooder

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    I am fairly new to this. My girls love showing at the 4-H fair.

    the first time we hatched eggs we set 12, 11 hatched and grew to be part of the flock we have now. 1 cracked but did not hatch.

    temp holds very steady, even when you open the top twice a day to turn eggs. humidity can be controlled by tapping off holes here and there on the cooler. 12 eggs is about max for the space.

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  2. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    Here is mine:
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    this is inside, bowl not for water but for fire safety, with heat shield, 15w bulb, 8''x9'' box[​IMG]
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    you cannot see them, but I do have airholes too.
     

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