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Solid Cherry Incubator & Hatcher Photos

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Stephen in SoKY, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Someone requested (Quite some time ago, sorry) I post photos of the solid cherry incubators I built.
    Here's the cabinet incubator:

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    And here's the tabletop unit I use as a hatcher or for small runs:

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    The top lifts to add eggs or water:

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    And removes for easy cleaning:

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    It resides on the cabinet bator for ease of transferring eggs:

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    If anyone has questions regarding construction please feel free to ask.
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2009

  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    Beautiful!
     
  3. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

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    Wow! That is beautiful. A peice of furniture that hatches eggs. Just beautiful.
     
  4. I just love wood!
     
  5. Bantam Bodon

    Bantam Bodon Songster

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    Thats coming into the world in STYLE!

    Thats like if Donald Trump hatched chicks.

    Thats like the Cadillac of incubators.

    Thats like being born with a silver beak in your mouth!
     
  6. Thanks! I was pleased with the results. The cherry is all tongue & grooved, left 7/8" thick for maximum insulation. Double glazed window in the front door. Another drop down door at the back allowing me to remove all electronics on their own tray for service. They hold temp/humidity beautifully.
     
  7. AnconaDuck

    AnconaDuck In the Brooder

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    PURTY! [​IMG]
     

  8. chookmadhubby

    chookmadhubby In the Brooder

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    JEALOUS,
    They are beautiful
    We cant get timbers like that in Australia. Or not easily anyway.

    Regards
    Trev
     
  9. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Songster

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    Both of these are absolutely amazing!! Can I ask what they cost? I have 4 incubators going and it would be soooo much better to just have one that is as beautiful as this.

    Hey, KY isn't far from me! LOL

    Laurie
     
  10. pascopol

    pascopol Songster

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    Quote:Your bators are beauties, I wish I have a carpenter skills to make one like this.

    How much would you charge to make one ?
    Just a cabinet? ( I could fix all the guts myself)
     

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