Calibration of hygrometers

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by valley ranch, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Greetings, I've been in the process of calibrating my hygrometers. Following the steps given on the net. You know: "salt and water to the consistance of wet sand" at room temp.
    Have you seen what happens when the room temprature goes up 10 degrees? Five degrees or a draft will make a difference. I put my hygrometer into the incubator, while still inclosed in with the wet salt, It went from 75 to 88% in 10 minutes.

    Room temprature in this room is 78 degrees, at that temprature it may read 75 precent but we use our hygrometers at or near 100degrees.

    What's your thought? Thankyou.

    Richard
     

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