May 3, 2009 47 0 32. 9; Next. Stick the sensor on the upper side with masking tape over the other side of the bulb where the eggs will be put. Preparing Your Incubator For Incubation. 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. Jul 7, 2017 #8 Leaguinea Songster. By Umair Workshop Follow. Simple Incubator. Alright, i think i was a little bit impatient. I also use 2 bulbs in my homemade incubators. Thread starter #1 chickenlittle77 In the Brooder. Next Last ••• More options Who Replied? Jun 22, 2017 194 188 161 SW Ontario, Canada. Hope this helps. Go. I have been researching on analog thermostat for my homemade 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. best thermostat for home made incubator?? 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. Watch Queue Queue. Do-it-Yourself Incubator Ideas. Search. Simple Incubator. Homemade incubator thermostat! wantedman66 said:. This video is unavailable. 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 … 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. 10 Years. Introduction: HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE INCUBATOR. Sort by reaction score ... and that it is only 1 1/2-2 inches away from the bulb. 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. Watch Queue … Skip navigation Sign in. May 3, 2009. Sort by reaction score Thread starter chickenlittle77; Start date May 3, 2009; 1; 2; 3 … Go to page. 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. 1 of 9 Go to page. Loading... Close. If you want to raise chicks at home with an incubator, purchase a styrofoam cooler and cut a hole in one end.