can I calibrate the thermometer? Help please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justtoni44, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    Hi,'I am trying to get my inc. set for eggs.they really need to be in there.
    I have three , a little round reptile type, one that came with the incubater and one digital.
    All read different.grrrrrrrrr Digital 97,round 92, original bulb type 100...
    and the two hydrometers are reading a 5 degree difference.
    If I thought buying new ones would help..I would.but afraid I would just end up with one more differnt reading.
    Thank You in advance.
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2010
  2. cracked_egg

    cracked_egg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Do you mean "calibrate"? If so you might want to change your title.

    As far as I know there is no way to calibrate the reptile type thermometers, and since there is such a. Huge difference between them all I would either purchase or borrow a "good" thermometer (actually, are they all in the same spot in the bator? If not it could be that you have some serious cool/hot spots in there. Do u have a fan?)... Anyway, if you use a high quality one and see which one measures closest to it, then go by that thermometer only.

    Hth, course this is just my common sense not my experience,...

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