"Springing in the Chicks" 2016 April Hatch-a-Long Hosted by Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom


    iPhone. They were already on the phone.
     
  2. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Morning Mike! :frow
     
  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Not ideal, but can be done.

    Oh, hatch turkeys! I love the little poults,

    Yes, convince your husband of the need of another incubator or you could build one to keep you busy during the next couple weeks.
     
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  4. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  5. kimalulu

    kimalulu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, so if I were to get a new incubator which one would you recommend ?

    If I were to make one what design would you recommend?
     
  6. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    I better say coolerbator! [​IMG]

    http://Coolerbator & DIY Instructions… CLICK HERE


    Choosing an incubator



    Many different styles of incubators are available, most common are Styrofoam types found at most feed stores. These incubators hold more eggs and are usually less expensive, but they require more involvement in the hatching process. Egg turners are usually optional that can be added for convenience. There are also some great “hands free” incubators, commercial incubators as well as Simple Inexpensive Homemade Incubators. We make “Coolerbators” they work 100% better than our store bought incubator because it has less than .5 degree variance and we have very successful hatches in it!
    Coolerbator & DIY Instructions… CLICK HERE
    CABINET COOLER INCUBATOR & DIY Instructions CLICK HERE


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    INCUBATORS


    CHOOSING an INCUBATOR & SUGGESTIONS post #1901
    Incubator Accessories & PARTS (Click to show)

    • TIPS TRICKS for Incubators

    ADD a LEGO to your dial of cheap styro bator to make minor adjustments! post #38133
    Wrapping a bator for steadier temps post #25454
    R Com 20 MAX Egg Turning Song video of turning post #25776
    Hov-A-Bator GUIDE & which direction turns heat up and down! post #42178
    Incu Warehouse heat won't go up post #46629
    Adding Fans and Thermostats

    IMPORTANCE OF FANS and HOW TO ADD ONE to your STYRO! post #58100
    MORE DETAILS ADDING FANS & THERMOSTATS (Click to show)

    Homemade DIY Incubators (Click to show)
    DIY Turners & Egg Trays & Hatching Baskets Mics (Click to show)




    info found at : https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101

    and : https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/incubating-w-friends-helpful-notes-links-informational-post-links
     
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  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good Morning All!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Good morning Sally!!
     
  9. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Morning!
     
  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Good morning Sunshine [​IMG] How are you today?
     

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