102 degrees?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Philidelphia Eagles, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Philidelphia Eagles

    Philidelphia Eagles Out Of The Brooder

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    I've heard to incubate at 99-103 F but is a constant temp. Of 102.0-102.6 okay?
     
  2. Emmalion

    Emmalion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it a still air? Also where is the reading coming from? still airs should be 102 at the top of the egg
     
  3. Pasha1

    Pasha1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends... Still Air (no fan) I kept at 101, with fan 99.5. I have had plenty of spikes and a power failure and still have had great results. Power was out for 10 hours. I put the incubator in my car. lol I have an outlet in it.
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:Forced air or still air 102 is a little high.
     
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  5. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forced air ( with a fan ) should be at 99.5, a still air ( no fan ) should be about 101-102 at the top of the egg.
     
  6. Philidelphia Eagles

    Philidelphia Eagles Out Of The Brooder

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    it's a little giant still air
     
  7. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:Well then I hate to say it but your problems will start the second you plug it in, You now own the absolute worst thing to hatch in on the face of the planet, but they do have a thread going to help all who own one and try in vain to make them work, I think it's like a LG cult or something LOL. Anyway good luck Man, you'll need it.

    AL
     
  8. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    I just had a 100% hatch rate in a LG still air. I don't see the big deal. Works fine for me. [​IMG]
     
  9. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There is a little giant hatch along thread going right now, I am using a little giant still air right now as well. They an work great, don't worry
     
  10. Philidelphia Eagles

    Philidelphia Eagles Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had eggs hatch in there before but it's been awile. . .
     

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