How exact does the temp need to be on the incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by appps, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    I just checked a digital thermometer using the ice in a glass method and it appears to be accurate. I then poked the sensors into my incubator through the little plug holes to egg height and it's reading 37.3c (99.14) where the incubator is saying 37.5 (99.5). Appears to be a fan model

    Is that enough of a discrepancy to worry?
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2014
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, I wouldn't worry about those temperature variations. As long as it is kept between 99 and 100 degrees F., you should be fine.
     

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