Today I am making a simple egg incubator which is easy to make and doesn't need much any complex parts ,incubator is a machine which maintain the temperature and humidity and when we put the eggs in it will hatch the eggs just like a chicken would or any other bird.
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Step 1: Things We Need
1x thermocole box 20 liter
1x Bulb holder
1x 100 watt halogen bulb
1x 12v Digital Thermostat
1x 12v Fan
1x 12v Adaptor
1x Disposable plastic bowls
1x 7 feet electrical wire
Step 2: Making Ventilation and Exhaust
Make holes in 7 inches 3 times vertically by 1 inches apart on both sides and on the lid the holes must be half of pencil size
Step 3: Wiring It Up
Wire the bulb holder and plug then take a 6 inches length from holder side and cut the one wire from there and take a 10 inches wire and connect it there it will go in the thermostat relay switch KO and K1.
Connect both fan and thermostat to 12v adaptor.
Step 4: Attaching the Parts
Attach the bulb holder inside the box and secure it with zip tie and also attach the fan ,the fan must be facing toward the bulb so it blows the air on it.
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.
Stick the sensor on the upper side with masking tape over the other side of the bulb where the eggs will be put.
Step 5: Observation Window
Cut out 3 inches diameter hole in the lid and glue the disposable plastic bowl cap over it.
Step 6: Finishing Steps
Put a cotton cloth inside the box and put eggs on it,also put water in a plastic bowl under the bulb so it will be warm and make humidity.
Temperature is set to 37.5 and difference is 0.5 and humidity should be between 55% to 60%
Need to turn the eggs 2 to 3 times per day ,mark the eggs with 0 and X on both sides so it will be easy to fully turn it next time.
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