Genesis running a little high(101.5)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HickoryGuy, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. HickoryGuy

    HickoryGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plugged my Genesis 1588 in 3 days ago & reset the factory settings. Temp with SpotCheck was right at 100 - 100.3. I put the eggs in last night, and now my temps are running anywhere from 101.3 - 101.8. Any suggestions? [​IMG]
     
  2. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would adjust the temp personally down to 99.5 and give it an hour or so to become stable.
     
  3. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you using forced air or still air? Still air should be around 101.5, in which case I wouldn't worry too much about it.
     
  4. HickoryGuy

    HickoryGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forced air.... should be around 99.5. I guess I'll tinker with it, just hate to start adjusting with eggs already in there. *Fingers crossed that my spotcheck is as reliable as claime*
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I have a 1588 Genesis HB too. I have trouble keeping my temps high enough. If I run a heater 24/7 then it stays right at 99-100 but if thee isn't a heater ( like this morning ) then it goes down to 97-96! [​IMG]

    That's why I like my Mini Advanced....it keeps a stable temp - 99.6-99.8 But...you can't fit as many eggs as in the HB! [​IMG]
     
  6. HickoryGuy

    HickoryGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got that part figured out [​IMG]. I keep it in a walk in utility room, w/ one of those little electric fan heaters. So the room stays 70-75. Works pretty good that way!
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:That's the only thing I don't like about the hova-bator, so far. [​IMG]
     

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