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Getting ready to set eggs in my still air styrofoam Hova Bator.  I will be using an egg turner.  I know that the egg turner motor can produce heat so what tempurature should the incubator be adjusted to for a good hatch?

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102 degrees, as measured by several reliable thermometers sitting on top of the eggs. smile.png

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Getting ready to set eggs in my still air styrofoam Hova Bator.  I will be using an egg turner.  I know that the egg turner motor can produce heat so what tempurature should the incubator be adjusted to for a good hatch?

I would run the turner w/out the eggs for at least a few hours and get the temps stable with it first... 101-102 is the range for still air...
After you set the eggs, temp will drop for a while, do not adjust and walk away for a few hours... then check temp again... good luck on your hatch! smile.png
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