this is my homemade incubator tell me what you think :)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, this is my homemade incubator just a plastic tub but let me know what you think [​IMG]

    can i keep my thermo half standing like that couse there's nowhere else to put it really couse im putting 16 eggs in there 13 chicken eggs and 3 duck eggs

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    full shot but cant really see couse the light lol

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    wire baskets for eggs

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    another pic of the thermo and hygrometer

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    and a half shot pic

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    tell me what you think [​IMG]

    thanks

    ~Daniel
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2010
  2. SarahIrl

    SarahIrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job, but you want to run duct tape/plastic tape over the edges of those wire trays. Just hatched chicks will really damage themselves on the exposed wire. Also your water source needs wire over the top to make sure they don't fall in and drown.
     
  3. kipoley

    kipoley Out Of The Brooder

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    I like it [​IMG] Nice view of the peeps. What is the wire for?
    Kimberly
     
  4. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the wire is to put the eggs on [​IMG]

    SarahIrl i'll be moving the eggs to the hatchery just before lockdown couse i'll still have duck eggs in there to turn [​IMG]

    will the thermo be okay half standing up like it shows in the first pic ??

    thanks

    ~Daniel.
     

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