Help Temp ????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by josh, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I set my incubator it is a cabinet. The electronic thermastat dosen't work. I am using the waffer. It was holding temp till last night, lost 2 deg. I turned it up. Held temp all day, now it is down another degree, Do I need to replace the waffer too?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Are you sure its the thermostat and not the thermometer?
     
  3. farmer_lew

    farmer_lew Hi-Tech Redneck

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    Go to Harbor Freight and get the thermometer/hygrometer combo for $9.99. I got one and love the thing! Accurate temps and humidity readings.
     
  4. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea, I got 3 thermometers in there and they are all reading about the same.
     
  5. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I don't think one degree will matter a lot. Many people have home made ones that vary by 3-4 degrees and still have successful hatches. Just be sure it stays in the 99-101 range.
     

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