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The Cabinet Incubator is Up!

Well, it took us long enough but we finally built a cabinet incubator. Instead of relying on a small foam Hova-bator we now have a 5 drawer cabinet incubator which seems to do a lot better keeping at the right temperature and humidity. We can now potentially do hatches of several hundred chicks at a time! And we’re super excited to get the opportunity. Here’s a photo of it, still missing four drawers but you can at least get the idea. We have some Miniature Silver Appleyard duck eggs and a bunch of barnyard mixes in there to test it out and all seems to be going well. Two more weeks until the verdict is in…