Digital or Regular Thermometer ??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JulieZ, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. JulieZ

    JulieZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm finding my digital thermometer to read 5-8 degrees less than my non-digital at all times. If my digital reaches 99.5, the other is reading 100.5 & higher. Am I the only one that has this issue? The non-digital wins my vote.
     
  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also use the non-digital, it always seemed more accurate
     
  3. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

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  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    most are + or - 2 degree..... i always check them with an oral thermometer, ones you check your temp. with. I know only read the high temp. but thats the killer if temp get to high........
     

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