Dangit Dangit Daglngit :( >:(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by [email protected], Nov 1, 2011.

  1. leghornlover@123

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today was a big day was gonna set my eggs in incubater and the thermometer (old school one not digital) could not be read at all awe wheres agood place to get a cheap thermometer / hydrometer????!!!!....[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    walmart i have been reading here that the glass ones used in fish tanks are the best therm. as for hydometers i'm guessing you can get on at walmart as well
     
  3. tennesseeckn

    tennesseeckn Real or not real?

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    My walmart hydrometer let me down. I bought the least expensive one and dried out $60 worth of ameraucana eggs. [​IMG] Splurge and buy a good one.
     
  4. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For a hydrometer , you may want to look at places like Pets Mart , or that sell only pet supplies. They are often used in reptile cages.
     
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  5. leghornlover@123

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Trying to hatch trader joe fertile eggs I need this to go rite so im gnna get a digital
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    always calabrait any hydrometer you get. i calabraited mine from walmart and its six off..so if it says 40 its actually 46
     
  7. leghornlover@123

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I destroyed my cheap theremometer im rage lol eggs will wait a day tommorow is the day to set incubater
     
  8. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    what was the temp at before the broken thermo. was it stable? do you know how old the eggs are
     
  9. leghornlover@123

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    Idk the eggs are from trader joes and they werent set in the incubater I was letting the eggs come to room temp and I couldmt read so I turned off the incubater and gonna get a new theremometer tom
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i would leave it on to keep it warm with it unplugged you will have to wait anouther day to put the eggs in if its still on all you would have to do is put the thermo. in wait at least 6 hours to see were the temp sits and adjust as needed. it took me almost a week to get mine stable
     

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