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Help! LG held a steady temp for a solid week-added eggs, 15 & 20 hrs later it is steady at 94 degre

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LA~Poulet, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. LA~Poulet

    LA~Poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The subject line says it all, but I'm really concerned! I know instructions say not to adjust anything for 24 hours, but we are at the 22 hour mark and my very sensitive thermometer (which held steady temps at 99.9-100.7 for a week prior to adding eggs) is reading 94 at the level of the eggs. Everything I read said not to adjust until at least 24 hours later, but I'm almost there. Do 'bators require a higher temp settin gwhen full? I don't understand how it could have held so perfectly level, we didn't change the gaugge, and now it is too cool?

    My thermometer is an ex-gas measurement $$$ one that is calibrated to 0.01 degree accuracy, FTR. I have a second thermometer that is reading similarly and my hygrometer which seems to be accurate (in the 70% range)
     

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