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  1. 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
     
  2. 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.
     
  3. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
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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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  4. 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
     
  5. 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
     
  6. 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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