How do you hatch chicken eggs from a homemade incubator?


Making a homemade chicken incubator allows you to safely hatch chicken eggs at home. All you need is a box that is roughly one foot deep, something soft to lay the eggs on, and a heat lamp. Be sure that the lamp isn't too high of a temperature, or too close to the eggs. Gently turn the eggs once per day.
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1. Save the lid of your styrofoam chest for use during the incubation of the eggs. Poke holes in the sides of the ice chest. There should be one hole in one short side, three inches
Making a homemade incubator is beneficial in several ways. First, it would make a great school science project. Second, think of all the cute little chicks you could breed and sell! just finished a contest for homemade incubators. There are tons of pictures, ideas and plans under the incubation portion of the forum.
Things You'll Need: Fish aquarium (10 to 20 gallon depending on the amount of eggs) Clear plastic (heavier types work best) Duct tape Small lamp to fit the aquarium and hold a 75-
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Homemade Chicken Incubators
Homemade chicken incubators can be used to hatch eggs as a science experiment, or to hatch eggs to increase the number of chickens you raise for the table. You can make a homemade chicken incubator using a box and a heat source, or create a more... More »
Difficulty: Easy
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