Hydrometer???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, May 1, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Is there a certain brand that is better to use to measure humidity in your incubator? I am going to be purchasing one and would like to know what you all use and which is more accurate.

    OK SO I didn't mean to say HYDROMETER but a HYGROMETER is what I"m looking for the info on...sorry! I want to measure humidity! lol
     
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  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think lots of people on here us the Accurite. You can find it at Walmart for about 12.00.... It has temp and humidity.
     
  3. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The wet bulb type will be better choice. Lyon and Cutler sells them.
     
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  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    I tried Accurites last year. Bought 2 of them-1 for the incubator, 1 for the hatcher. They varied by 12-15 degrees and as much as 20% humidity.
    Went back to my old dual mercury thermometer/hygrometer.
     
  5. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    If you use a wet bulb, where inside those foam incubators would you put it? I have a hova-bator genisis with an auto turner.
     

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