how to measure humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roycattle, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. roycattle

    roycattle Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 21, 2010
    I have purchased 3 thermometer's that also read humidity. The problem is they all read very different readings they have readings that is 20% different from one another. What is the best way to accurately measure humidity?
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2011
  3. dickhorstman

    dickhorstman Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Dec 8, 2009
    The easiest way to check humidity is to check the air cell. There may be some postings on here but Strombergs Guide to Hatching shows where the air cell should be at several stages of incubation. If the air cell is too big you need water, if it is too small you have too much water.

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