digital thermometers and calibrating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aberfitch, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. aberfitch

    aberfitch Songster

    Mar 24, 2008
    Texas Fort Worth
    Too bad didgital thermometers can not be calibrated. I use fluker's. I compaired 2 side by side and they were off.
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I agree. I could put 6 therometers side by side and no two would read the same. [​IMG]
  3. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    Could? I have six here, and none read the same! My incubator is like a thermometer forest with a few eggs in it (42 actually) - Humidity reads different on all of them too? Wish there was some reliable, accurate, first time around best bet to buy gauge I could trust? Good luck!
  4. Do you have a local Cigar Shop?

    That is where I buy mine at. They are calibrated and the hydromteres read true as well. You will however spend more then you would at Wal-Mart or the pet store but you are getting one that reads true.

    They sell digital and manual reading ones.
  5. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    I plan to check with fluke and raytek and just keep the diff in mine from the accurite. dh is an hvac tech I have lots of gadgets to play with, they're just too big to fit in the bator with turner
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2008
  6. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    I use a thermometer from radio shack. I calibrated it by checking it against my thermostat.

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