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What do I need for home made incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by The Poultry Peanut, May 2, 2009.

  1. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    My mom and dad said I could build an incubator [​IMG] So now I need to know what i need to build it. I have 2 PC fans all ready but I think thats it for right now. I'm thinking I will buy an egg turner for it. I would want to build it as cheep as possibly but still work fine. Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. mwdh1

    mwdh1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need some sort of cabinet/cooler, a heat sorce, and a thermostat.

    Do a search for the prissy-bator.

    and if you want to keep it economical, turn eggs by hand.
     
  3. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    [​IMG] Thanks!!
     
  4. mwdh1

    mwdh1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Lyz

    Lyz Out Of The Brooder

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    also...if you dont want to take the time of having your bator open too long to turn by hand...and you dont want to buy an automatic turner...you can make your own turners that you still hand turn but the bator is only open for a few seconds compared to minutes...[​IMG]
     
  6. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
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    check out my byc page if you can find a free mini fridge or freezer on craigslist
     
  7. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Thanks all!! [​IMG]
     

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