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Different Humidity Readings

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I have a JN8-48 Chinese Digital Incubator that I'm using for lockdowns. I use the dry method on my homemade incubator for 18 days and then transfer them to the JN8-48 for lockdown. I set Silkie egg for lockdown yesterday, the humidity is reading 70% on its built in Hygrometer. I went to check my mailbox and got a Happy Farm digital thermometer/hygrometer I bought at the bay, so I went ahead and inserted its probe inside the bator and its reading 55% compared to its 70% in its built in readings. Which reading should I consider accurate? Anyone with this kind of bator having problems with humidity readings? My Silkie egg piped.
Edited by DON956 - 1/31/16 at 11:15am
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Built in's tend to be less accurate in my experience.  With that said humidity starts to collect and rain down at about 80%.  You can always add a couple of wet sponges and then remove them if it appears too wet. 

Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

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Some days you just have to put on the hat and remind them who they are dealing with. Release the flying monkies!

~Miracles DO happen!~

~Life is not disposable.~


~You do the best you can with the information you have at the time. When you know better, you do better.~
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