Has anyone tried an infared thermometer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BigRay, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. BigRay

    BigRay Out Of The Brooder

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    I found an infared thermometer for less than $20. It is supposed to give temperature of an object not the air. Would this work on an egg? If so, what temperature should the egg be?

    Ray
     
  2. bumpershoot

    bumpershoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ha! We were just talking about one of those here! There is no reason that it would not work. Eggs would need to be 99.5F. The only down side would be the compulsive need to check the egg. Where did you find the thermometer?
     
  3. BigRay

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    harborfreight.com for 14.99.

    Ray
     

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