Humidity tester?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rsf31tmp, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. rsf31tmp

    rsf31tmp Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Rochester, IL
    I just finished my first hatch. I guess I did ok with 12 healthy chicks, but I started with 36. I was using an LG still air and I fill the water holders in the bottom and let it go. I watch the temps and added water a few times, but I never really knew what the humidity really was. I went to Wal-mart and was looking at some digital weather stations, just little $8-$20 ones.

    I liked the Acu-Rite model and I think it was either $8 or $12, but I can't remember.

    What do you use?

    I did a search and found tons of info, but no models or brand names. Please help!

    so 30 to 50% until lockdown and over 50% but under 65% in lockdown?

    Just askin

  2. rsf31tmp

    rsf31tmp Songster

    Mar 17, 2010
    Rochester, IL
    here is what I was thinkin?


    please tell me what you think
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    That looks GREAT! It tells you max and min so you'd know if you'd had a temp spike in the middle of the night, or if your humidity wasn't stable. That's really useful. Great choice. I'd buy one like that if I could find one cheap enough...
  4. GeneJordan

    GeneJordan Songster

    Feb 6, 2011
    Arnaudville, La
    I do like the low and high features

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