Calibrating hygrometer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by harris farm, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible for the meter to be off by 9% too low
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I think one should always calibrate a new hygrometer because as repeated posts here on the board demonstrate they can sometimes be off a good bit.

    Here's the best article I've found on calibration yet: http://ezinearticles.com/?Prevent-Mold!-Hygrometer-Calibration&id=602308

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    haven't use all the methods it lists, just the table salt (sodium chloride) one and it works well.
     

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