How Do I read the Humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicks_N_Horses, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    I have a hova-bator 1602N ... still air I believe

    It has a thermometer in it but how am I susposed to know where to keep my humidity at?

    Do I have to buy something else to read it or tell by the thermometer?
     
  2. 3 chicken farmers

    3 chicken farmers Out Of The Brooder

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    go to wal- mart you want a hydrometer mine was like 6.50 its a small white square it tells you temp & humidity [​IMG] online @ ebay its 13.99 i just got 2 of the same model and if you call the # on the paper that came w/it you can get the fan for 33.00 you will need ventilation is key, jen
     
  3. wolfie

    wolfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
    THANKS! I am going to Wal Mart tonight to get one. I have new eggs to put in the incubator tomorrow.

    Very helpful link you posted for me, thanks!
     

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