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Will this work for Muscovy eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CluckyJay, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l63v_6H2u-c

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    wanna buy hatching eggs but have to be careful how much I spend right now. If this is a bad idea I will just wait until I can build one out of an old mini fridge. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I built mine out of a cardboard box. I was watching my spending as well. Total i spent $20. I had to buy a two different thermometers, a dimmer switch, and a light bulb with a "cage" around it. Like the ones mechanics use around cars. I sealed the box completely then cut a square in one side for viewing/turning/filling the water. I taped a piece of glass from a picture frame to the square so i didnt lose heat. I put the light bulb on a dimmer switch and i was good to go. Cheap, easy, sufficient. Next time however, i will use styrofoam. When i accidentally filled the bowls of water too much, the cardboard stayed wet for days and made a slight mess. But other than that it was super cheap.
     
  3. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You just took a load off my mind and shoulders. I wish I knew it was that easy to incubate--I would have bought decent chicken stock from BYCers instead of a hatchery and hatched them myself. Thank you so much. [​IMG]
     

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