hova-bator genesis 1588

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kjk66ss, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. kjk66ss

    kjk66ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i set some eggs that i picked up today and noticed that the temp reading on the wire mesh was reading 98-99. when i moved the digital thermometer on top of the egg turner the temp would read 99.8-100 any ides?
     
  2. chickenman17

    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The temp is going to be a little higher at the top because heat naturally rises. You should always check the temp on top of the egg turner and 99 - 100 is perfectly fine.
     
  3. kjk66ss

    kjk66ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for reasuring me. i know the heat naturally rises was just not sure if the 98 at the bottom would delay or cause any problems. i also moved the thermometer on the top of the egg turner and moved it to several locations and in one corner i got a reading of 100-101. 101 seems too high but next setting lower might seem too low. and dont want to mess up the settings.
     
  4. kjk66ss

    kjk66ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why do i have such a hard time maintaining humidity? i get up in the morning and the hygrometer shows 10% ill add water to a sponge in the bator then it jumps up to 45-50% but drops fairly quickly,so then ill add water to the trays on the bottom but then it stays too high. then when i get it where i want it doesnt not stay their long. is their an easier way?
     

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