Monday, November 19, 2018


Thanks to Incubator Warehouse for the INCUKIT. It made building this incubator as simple as it gets.

Homemade Incubator for Baby Chicks

July 24, Day 1 of incubation. Pointers on how to build a homemade incubator for chicken eggs. Will continue each day with pointers and how-to tips until the baby chicks hatch.

Homemade Chicken Incubator

This is a video of my homemade chicken incubator that I made all by myself. Other video is located here: My voice is very high! Incubation: Days: 21 Temp: (days 1-21) 99.5 Humidity: (days 1-18) 55-60% (days 18-21) 70-75% Turn 3 times a day Days 18-21 NO TURNING!

Duck Eggs in Homemade Incubator

These are my Khaki Campbell duck eggs in my homemade incubator. 9 of these eggs ended up hatching healthy chicks. *During incubation, duck eggs should be kept between 99- 100 degrees F (37-38 C) and at a humidity between 50%-65%. Incubation time is 26 – 28 days.

Homemade Chicken Egg Incubator made from Styrofoam cooler

Homemade chicken egg incubator made from styrofoam cooler, hardwire mesh, rocks, desk light, duct tape, glass, and thermometer.

First Chicks Hatch in my Homemade Incubator

In the morning of October 24th, 2009, I found my first chicks!!! I made this incubator out of a cooler. 8 out of 11 eggs hatched!!! Date Taken: 10/24/09

Matilda, my homemade incubator for hatching eggs.

Just showing how I made this incubator and materials I used to make a cheap egg incubator. Cost was less than $50. Of course most of the cost was for the fan and thermostat. If you can recycle a fan from an old computer then you can save some money but I didn’t have an […]