Everyone with GQF Cabinet Incubators w/Digital Thermostats

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by swheat, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. swheat

    swheat The Bantam Barn

    Mar 18, 2008
    My Coop
    I replaced my Roller switch(it had been needing it for a while, but now I need a 2nd incubator up and running so I had to get it fixed up and gave it a good cleaning). I was checking my temp and it is a little high. I have two thermometers I am checking, one is temp/humidity(cheap- can be off up 2 degrees) and a glass thermometer I borrowed from my Roll-X(very accurate). Last night I had it on #3 on digital thermostat, I moved it to # 2 and it is still 101, just recently moved it to 1..odd It is still in the same room it has been in for the last 4 years so environment hasn't changed.
    I just wondering what number(1-7) everyone else has their digi-stat set to ?
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    I think mine is set on 4. You have to be aware of where you set your thermometer in the GQF; it has hot and cold spots.

    The best way is to move it to where the eggs would be. The top shelf where the humidity tray sets is usually warmer than the rest of it.

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