DIGITAL HYGROMETER??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by amafaj, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. amafaj

    amafaj New Egg

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  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Im no expert but I would guess those would work fine. Im shure others will have imput soon,
     
  3. pepper48_98

    pepper48_98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had good luck with the springfield one from walmart. It is only about $6 or $7. Some on here don't like it but it has worked fine for me.
     
  4. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    FWIW: I tried a digital thermometer/hygrometer unit designed for a terrarium and discovered the hard way that the hygrometer didn't work if the humidity was below 40% OR the temperature was above 95. To be fair, it did say so in the fine print on the instruction sheet, but that was a little late to help since I bought it off ebay.

    HTH

    Rusty
     
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  5. pepper48_98

    pepper48_98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    >>This springfield from walmart is the same one that some are selling on e-bay at more than 1/2 the price. Quite a racket they have going there.<<

    Now why didn't I think of that??? (roll eyes!)
     
  7. perrym1962

    perrym1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I have saw those as well. I have seen some of them bring 15$ or more. For a 7$ item form Wal-Mart. Maybe I should retire and start selling on E-bay.[​IMG]
     
  8. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes digital hygrometers may not be reliable.
    I am using one from Wmart, but also double checking with old fashioned analog mechanical hygrometer, you can get a combo therm and hygro in wmart too.

    They are not always calibrated right, but mine works fine showing increase or decrease of humidity confirming digital one reading.
     
  9. amafaj

    amafaj New Egg

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    Hmmm about half yeys/neys. Well I guess there is only on way to find out. Thanks everyone.
     
  10. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    eh just go get one digital and one regular lol and go from there I guess
     

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