New DIY Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abradford, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. abradford

    abradford Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 17, 2014

    I'm an electrician so I went a little over board... 17x17x24 plywood box. 24v power supply feeds 2 3" fans positioned behind 2 lightbulbs that are inside 4"stove pipe. 2 lower water heater thermostats control the bulbs. There is a chase behind the fans that sends the warm air to a false bottom with holes drilled in it. I'm testing it with 2 60w bulbs but I think I will have to switch to 75w. I'm keeping it in my unheated entry way until I can convince the wife to let me bring it inside.



    Turning handle with 2 stop bolts so I don't dump the eggs.


    5" observation window.
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 6, 2014
    Melrose Park Illinois
    Don't know much about incubators at all , but I am impressed with your CRAFTSMANSHIP. Somehow I get this feeling that you will have GREAT SUCCESS.

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