The incubator needs to be able to hold the temperature steadily because large fluctuations, especially when they happen often, will restrict growth and may cause abnormalities in … Sort by reaction score ... and that it is only 1 1/2-2 inches away from the bulb. Then, slide the socket of a lamp and a 25 watt light bulb through the hole, and duct tape around the hole on the inside and outside of the container. Go. Put the thermostat on outside front box make 3 holes for wires and glue it with hot glue, insert the 12v power and bulb relay wire in to the thermostat. Thread starter #1 chickenlittle77 In the Brooder. best thermostat for home made incubator?? As the promise of spring is creeping around the corner, some poultry lovers are ordering their chicks, poults and ducklings online from hatcheries, contacting breeders or (like me) calling all of farm supply stores to find out when their first chick delivery is.Other poultry lovers are filling their incubator to hatch out their new spring flock. Introduction: HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE INCUBATOR. Jul 7, 2017 #8 Leaguinea Songster. Search. Preparing Your Incubator For Incubation. Sort by reaction score Thread starter chickenlittle77; Start date May 3, 2009; 1; 2; 3 … Go to page. The first thing that you want to do before incubating your eggs is to check the temperature inside the incubator and to make sure that it holds the temperature steadily. I also use 2 bulbs in my homemade incubators. wantedman66 said:. 9; Next. Do-it-Yourself Incubator Ideas. Homemade incubator thermostat! Loading... Close. Go. Watch Queue Queue. 10 Years. If you want to raise chicks at home with an incubator, purchase a styrofoam cooler and cut a hole in one end. By Umair Workshop Follow. Simple Incubator. Hope this helps. Watch Queue … 1 of 9 Go to page. May 3, 2009. Next Last ••• More options Who Replied? Stick the sensor on the upper side with masking tape over the other side of the bulb where the eggs will be put. I have been researching on analog thermostat for my homemade incubator. Alright, i think i was a little bit impatient. Jun 22, 2017 194 188 161 SW Ontario, Canada. May 3, 2009 47 0 32. I want to build one using either of these methods but I find the diode method as the best one for me because of the availability of the components. This video is unavailable. I learned that there are probably dozen of ways of doing it using different sensors such as thermistors, bi-metallic strip, transistors, diodes, and so on. Skip navigation Sign in. Simple Incubator.