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Artificial incubation and incubators A treatise on raising poultry by artificial means by A. M. Halsted

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Published in [Rye? N.Y.] .
Written in English


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Statementwith descriptions and illustrations of every incubator or hatching apparatus worthy of notice, in ancient or modern times
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24340545M
OCLC/WorldCa3576735

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The construction, use, and patent of artificial incubators in the United States dates from about The Smith incubator, virtually a large room with fans for forcing heated air to all parts of the incubation chamber, was patented in Big Talk. Jacob Biggle espoused mechanical and natural incubation in The Biggle Poultry Book (). (See Historical Henhouse in the January/February issue for more about Biggle and his farming books.) “The modern man-made hatcher, the incubator, is largely used for winter hatching when hens rarely become broody, and also for hatching on a larger scale than is convenient with the. Title. Artificial incubation and incubators. A treatise on raising poultry by artificial means. By. Halsted, A. M. Type. Book MaterialBook Edition: 3d Ed. Rev. And Enl. Artificial Incubation. If you don’t have a broody breed of hen or it seems unlikely that your hen will go broody then you can artificially incubate your eggs. It is slightly more complicated and time consuming to incubate an egg yourself using an incubator, for example you will have to check the egg regularly. However, if you have a large.

Identifier: artificialincub00hals Title: Artificial incubation and incubators.. Year: (s) Authors: Halsted, A. M. [from old catalog] Subjects: Incubators. [from old catalog] Publisher: [Rye? N.Y.] Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Views: K.   take a look at old books in the public domain. Two of the ones I rustled up were worthless, but I stumbled across a real gem in the year old Incubation: Natural and Artificial, by J.H. Sutcliffe. This out of print book is available as a free ebook, and you can download the pdf version by clicking on this link. (Alternatively, visit.   Artificial Incubation is hatching eggs by putting them in an incubator. – The good things about: Hatching the eggs in an incubator means that you can hatch eggs whenever you want and you don’t need to wait for a hen to go broody, which is good if you are keeping a tight schedule. warm up quickly, and so if placed in the incubator immediately the egg may suffer some thermal shock. If possible, the eggs should be brought up to temperature slowly. 7 Brinsea – The Incubation Specialists Incubation Handbook Nutrition of the Egg.

  Artificial incubators are very different from natural incubation. It is extremely hard to keep the temperature steady. Artificial incubators are very sensitive, and even a slight touch could make the temperature way off. Either way, it is also almost impossible to exactly recreate the temperature and natural conditions that the hen creates. Artificial incubation and incubators.. Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review. Views. ready decided on the use of a mechanical incubator. In this Agrodok we are looking at what we consider to be small-scale incubation, meaning the incubation of 50 eggs at a time. At this level there is still a choice possible between the use of natural or artificial incubation, and thus between an intensive or an extensive system. Nests, Birds and Incubators by Dr Charles Deeming - new insights into natural and artificial incubation. The only book for aviculturists and bird-keepers which compares the current scientific knowledge of natural incubation among wild species with techniques of artificial incubation.