Tryng To Hatch For The First Time Please Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by countrygirl911, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    Mississippi
    I have a small incubator that hold 3 to 4 eggs depending on the size of the eggs. the incubator is nothing spectacular it was 20 dollars like the one a classroom would use well i am fixing to start trying tonight i am trying to get it heated up to 100 degrees like it says to but it is taking some time do you think that it will work or should i just break down and buy an expensive one
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2011
  2. silverfern

    silverfern Out Of The Brooder

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    whats the brand?
     
  3. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    Mississippi
    it is called chickbator incubator

    here are some pics this is all i could afford and i just wanted my kids to experience chicks hatching at least once we usually buy or chicks

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  4. Pascal PicklePants

    Pascal PicklePants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just let it run and stabilize for 24-48 hours, see if it will stay at 100 deg. pretty steadily. If so, no reason it shouldn't work.

    Good Luck!
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Maxx that looks like a foil hat. Can I borrow it?
     
  6. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are the aliens talking to you again?

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  7. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For about $20 you can build a good little incubator that works great as long there are not to much varying in room temp. using a styrofoam ice chest. water heater thermostat & a light bulb & socket.
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Pretty much!!! I thought I posting on another thread. Now I REALLY need that foil hat. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    Mississippi
    Quote:how would i put it together not sure how to make one
     
  10. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Quote:how would i put it together not sure how to make one

    There's a pretty good page here on BYC where other users post how to create their incubators. I'll try get the link [​IMG]

    Cute incubator though [​IMG]
     

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