Incubation Notes

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Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:41 am

Ok so its not necessarily something physically built but darn helpful when building or calibrating incubators as well as keeping track of your hatches!

Hi everyone when I built my incubator I also built a excel spreadsheet to help me calibrate the temp and keep track of the incubation process. Then I kept adding different things until I was really happy with it, I built one for coturnix quail, chickens, ducks, call ducks and Turkeys! If anyone is handy with excel and wants to reconfigure it, it is not password protected, just turn off the protection without a p/w. Its very handy and I can look back at my previous hatches and see where I screwed up or what I did different. I couldnt believe the difference between shipped eggs and my own eggs, I was just amazed with the difference in hatch rate. I just replace "master" with the date they were set in the file name and then I can keep a record of each hatch. Now time to set eggs!

Heres an example for turkeys
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MASTER Chicken.xls
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MASTER Turkey.xls
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MASTER duck.xls
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MASTER Call duck.xls
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MASTER Quail.xls
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:38 am

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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:44 am

Thanks Al!
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:53 am

No Problem! Iv been going through PSO trying to figure out and save some of the threads that may be helpful to others... I still dont have excel on here but you can use the master duck one for turkeys... just edit and reconfigure it to your needs! as soon as I get excel im guna save one for turkeys.
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:38 am

here is a fully compatible FREE excel program.

http://www.kingsoftstore.com/office/free-excel
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by Robbie » Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:49 am

Darn, no excel on my computer. Gawd can you take a snapshot of an open file and post the picture (chicken one please!) Thanks.
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:00 pm

I made some changes to the above files and made a Turkey one!
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by Robbie » Sat Dec 19, 2015 8:57 am

Thanks Gawd! Very useful. Wow you really do incubate at low humidity!
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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by thegawd » Sat Dec 19, 2015 9:35 am

not a problem at all Robbie! if I can help anyone it was well worth it. those numbers are just made up I aim for 45% during incubation and 60% during lockdown.

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Re: Incubation Notes

Post by VissersPoultry » Sat Dec 19, 2015 9:30 pm

Thanks for posting and sharing. I like how its set up. Should come in handy.

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