What do I need to build

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sylviaanne, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Sylviaanne

    Sylviaanne Overrun With Chickens

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    a cabinet incubator?

    I have an old printer cabinet that is enclosed except where the cords should run out. It has a fan near the top but if I remember correctly, it didn't work.

    I will get pictures of it tomorrow when there is daylight as the room it is in is not well lit.

    I just need to know what I need to buy to make it work. I would like a list from cheapest to best to make it work properly. Thanks.
     
  2. Sylviaanne

    Sylviaanne Overrun With Chickens

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    Please forgive any mess you see, this cabinet is in my walkout basement and my daughter was living down there and left a mess. I haven't been down there since she left until today.

    [​IMG] Front

    [​IMG] Inside front

    [​IMG] Plexiglas top

    [​IMG] Inside top, slit for paper to come through, port for cord.

    [​IMG] Fan inside top, doesn't work.

    [​IMG] Right side of cabinet.

    [​IMG] Left side of cabinet with fan port.[​IMG] Back of cabinet with 2 ports for electric cords.

    This cabinet is very heavy. I don't know if it would need more insulation but any comments on how to make it into an incubator or even an incubator/brooder combo will be appreciated.
     

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