How often do you adjust temp in Brinsea Oct Eco 20?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hd_darcy, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched some eggs out a week ago, and am doing another batch here. I'm assuming i don't have to mess with the temp again, and it should be right where I need it?? Or, is it more likely, I'll have to change it? i can't find my 2nd thermometer, and it would be reassuring to know that chances are re-adjusting won't be necessary!? [​IMG] Thank you!
     
  2. Chikndinner

    Chikndinner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you should not have to adjust it at all. Mine is very steady.
     
  3. adkins90

    adkins90 Truly Obsessed...

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    Mine too!!!
     
  4. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

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    Never, when I got mine the temp mine was set to is a perfect 99.5 degrees. I keep two thermometers in it, and it hasn't changed a bit.
     
  5. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    If it was set right the last time, it should be fine this time. You might want to spot check it just to be sure.
     
  6. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo-hoo! this makes me feel much better. Thank you all!
     
  7. SuburbanFarmstress

    SuburbanFarmstress Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine's held the temperature perfectly for two hatches so far. I love it! [​IMG]
     
  8. lamoka

    lamoka Out Of The Brooder

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    I have found mine to be very steady but I did have to adjust the thermastat with my last hatch. I had to back it up about a 1/2 a turn, I always let mine run for at least 24 hrs checking temps and humidity before setting eggs anyways. It held rock solid through my my last incubation I hatched 18 out of 20. Its a great little machine
     
  9. jcatblum

    jcatblum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My temp stays steady. Adjusted it my 1st hatch & I have never touched it since. Honestly I hardly ever look @ the temp. I do check the water tray about every 3 days.
     

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