Day 1 of lockdown; the temp has gone down..................?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by my4ladies, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. my4ladies

    my4ladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Things were going so well...steady at 102 (still-air) all day after I upped the humidity (took some tweaking at first) and now it's gone down to 100.2. My question is should I leave it alone or try to get it back up? Humidity has also dropped to 65%, but I'm not as concerned about that.

    This is just a homemade bator so any little adjustment means I have hours ahead of me watching and waiting on the temp as it goes up and down trying to stabilize.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Leave it alone. It is better if the temp is slightly under during hatch time. Good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]
     
  3. Delta3013

    Delta3013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good idea. Im new and all, but that would be the best thing to do.
     
  4. my4ladies

    my4ladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, thank goodness! I assure you that I will fall asleep so much faster tonight! (Only to be woken up by my alarm at 3am to check "vitals" i.e. temp/humidity, maybe even a pip????) [​IMG]
     

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