OK My Homemade Cabinet Incubator is finished!!! ( PIC HEAVY )

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by al6517, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. HennyPennies2007

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    Quote:Yes, I have one suggestion. You might wanna make one for your very dear friend who lives close enough to you in Southwest OK to pick it up....You know your friend who really really loves you alot and thinks you are just wonderful.... [​IMG]

    Great job, Al...[​IMG]
     
  2. cwc362

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  3. Kelpie

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    It is a thing of beauty for sure! I would love to see your list of materials.
     
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  4. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    That is gorgeous. Nice work!
     
  5. Kelpie

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    One ever so slight critique which I hope is constructive is I can see how hatching babies could poo on or gunk up the eggs beneath them in a staggered hatch. I'm not sure you built it with that purpose in mind but you might want to consider adding some kind of barrier if you plan on having eggs below at hatch time.

    You did a spectacular job, you should be proud!
     
  6. CTChickenMom

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    Well Al...theres nothing I can say that everyone here hasn't already said except that I've never hatched eggs! What great craftsmanship. What I do want to know is, what do you do with 120 chicks when they hatch? Surely if you do that many regularly you'd end up with more chicks than you could realistically feed. Do you sell them? Eat them? There are many people here who hatch eggs but what do you do with all the babies? Sorry, don't mean to hijack.
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    i love it! [​IMG]
     
  8. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:I am planning on starting a selective breeding program this year for some breeds I really am interested in, any chicks that do not meet the standard will be sold to various entities, IE- local folks, I have an Auction outlet close by my home, farmers markets. the incubator actually will hold 240 eggs if brought up to capacity.

    AL
     
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  9. mema2003

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    I think you did a great job on your incubator. Let us know how the hatching goes..
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:I plan on laying down some of that white open celled foamy shelf liner stuff to help reduce any hatching chick mess. yes I have thought of that, but it shouldn't be too bad.

    AL
     

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