redneck incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chookydeb, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. Chookydeb

    Chookydeb Out Of The Brooder

    i needed an emergency incubator so i've come up with a quick solution

    i stood a styrofoam vegetable box on its end like a cupboard, put a heat lamp in about 15cm from the bottom, put in the eggs with a couple of trays of water and punched a hole through the side for a thermometer, then i closed the lid

    the temp rose really really quickly to way too high so i started cutting holes in the top after cutting two holes low down on the sides, i kept cutting holes till the temp stabilised, now its been sitting at just under 100F for about 20 min so i think the heat to hole ratio is perfect

    i hope this works!
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Good luck! [​IMG]

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