Hydrometer????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dandydoodle, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    Can anyone suggest a good hydrometer and where I can get it.

    Thanks,
    Michelle
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is non digital brand name Taylor and I found it at the local hardware store, so far so good. It only cost my $7.99
     
  3. CrazyChickens09

    CrazyChickens09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a digital AcuRite Humidity/Temperature bought at Wal-Mart for $9.
     
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  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    The correct word is "hygrometer."
    Measuring instrument for measuring the relative humidity of the atmosphere.

    An hydrometer is a measuring instrument for determining the specific gravity of a liquid or solid.

    I didn't know that when I first started incubating eggs, either.
     
  5. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    Okay, so where did you get a good HYGROMETER!!!!! [​IMG]

    Sorry, I just find that funny because I was calling it a hygrometer earlier tonight and my hubby corrected me and said it was a hydrometer.

    Anyway where can I get a good one? What is a good brand? I have the one you can buy at Wal mart. I also have one I got from cigar shop. Honestly I don't thin either one is accurate. Every time I go in there it says the humidity has changed drastically. Not to mention before I put them in there was a 10 degree discrepancy. So I would like to know where I can actually get one that I can trust in.

    Thanks for your help,
    MIchelle
     
  6. minpinmama

    minpinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm reading the instructions to my new incubator and it spells it H Y G R O M E T E R so tell your husband ...[​IMG] lol
    Unless of course the instructions could of misspelled it in which case .......never mind (grin)
     
  7. minpinmama

    minpinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
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  9. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    So does anyone know where to get a good quality, reliable one?

    Thanks
     
  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I bought a little one at PetSmart, in the reptile section. I like it.
     

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