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Eggs This Weekend

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bigbear4x43, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Bigbear4x43

    Bigbear4x43 Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 14, 2009
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    ok this is what i have
    1.little giant incubator with a fource air kit
    2.Egg Turner
    3.Accuite inside/outside/humity Therm
    My Question Are
    Acurit
    The Wire Coming From It What Do I Do With It
    i Have The Unit With The Wire And Everything in the Bator Right Now Been In There Since 12:00 Noon
    The Readings Right Now Are Inside Temp 97 f And The Ouside Temp 91.4
    6 Degrees Differnt and humidity 41% This is a new Humidity temp Just Bought it Today What Should These Reading Be With Out The Eggs Getting Eggs Sunday And When Should I put Eggs In What It A Wigger
    Very New To This So All Details Will Be Of Great Help
     
  2. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    OK, I am a little confused. [​IMG] What wire are you speaking of? The only wires I have on mine are to plug it in, unless your fan is not installed yet, in which case you follow the wiring directions carefully or find someone to do the wiring for you.

    The temperature should be the same with eggs or without. I am not sure what you mean by insidetemp and outside temp. Surely it is not 91 deg in your house, so I am not sure.

    You want the temperature to be 99.5 deg with a forced air incubator. You get the temp to stay stable for several days, and then add your eggs. The temp will drop, but DO NOT TOUCH it. It will take several hours to gradually heat up the eggs, at which time the temps will be back up to where they were. Most people say to leave the temps alone for at least eight hours after you add eggs.

    A water wiggler is a plastic tube-like-toy that has water in it. You use it to put the thermometer in and it will give you approximately the temperature of the inside of the egg.

    I do not use one, a lot of people dont. you dont have to have one. if you have a thermometer that does not have aprobe, you cant use one anyway.

    And you should let the eggs rest for 24 hours before putting them in, if they have been shipped. If you are getting them local you should just make sure they are room temperature.
     
  3. Bigbear4x43

    Bigbear4x43 Out Of The Brooder

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    the wire im talking about is coming from the theromator its a au-rite digital the wire in a normal use would go outside of your house the thermometer itself would go inside your house so there for you have a inside temp and outside temp and the inside humidity i have the wire in the incubator and the unit in the incubator
     
  4. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    I see what you are saying.... Hmmm I really dont know. That is strange, they are so different. Do you have an oral thermometer you could use to calibrate it with?

    I really dont know.
     

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