Humidity tester?

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

  1. rsf31tmp

    rsf31tmp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is what I was thinkin?

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    please tell me what you think
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do like the low and high features
     

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