Can't keep bater temp up

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dixiegal62, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. dixiegal62

    dixiegal62 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2012
    Arab Alabama
    After over 2 weeks of test running my little giant and keeping a steady temp of 99-100 I decided it was safe to try my first eggs. Now I can't keep the temp up. It keeps dropping to 98. It will go to 99 for awhile and drop right back down. I have a computer fan in it. I'm afraid to bump it up too much for fear it'll spike when I'm not here.
  2. Blue EE

    Blue EE Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2012
    Type in Little Giant in the search topic. This unit has a few challenges but you already upgraded by the computer fan addition. Next try wrapping the base in a small blanket or towels and a remote probe temp humidity gauge and cover the top also. This unit hatches but the operator has a few details more to deal with than other better insulated and regulated units. Read the search info and you will have a much better hatch.

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