My homemade egg incubator!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by crashley, Oct 18, 2016.

  1. crashley

    crashley Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I wanted to share my homemade egg incubator with you! It seams to be working since today upon candling the eggs, I saw tiny heartbeats! I used an old aquarium lined with foil, a 100 watt bulb,and a salvaged computer fan. I had to add water to the bottom of the aquarium and a tray at egg level to maintain a 55% humidity. Temperature has remained between 98 degrees F and 101. I think I'm doing things right but if anyone has any tips, please share! I've never hatched eggs before and upon discovering a nest that my duck has no interest in sitting on, I decided to attempt incubation.
     

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