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I got the hydrometer...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by allanimals21, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Songster

    Aug 27, 2009
    So right now the temp is at 99.6 and the humidity was at 55. Now when do I call it for eggs not hatching...There are a few in there that are a few days past. How many days should I wait before I crack them open to see what happened?

  2. 2txmedics

    2txmedics Songster

    Jul 5, 2009
    Manvel Texas
    did you calibrate it before you got that reading? They are I should say most are off...Calibrate it before you use it to hatch....

    1/4 water
    1/2 salt
    mix well to mix good
    put that cup/mixture into a ziplock bag
    put meter in next to the cup
    all in a ziplock bag
    seal...and wait 12hrs..should read and test out at 75% humidity

    if not, then whatever its off....add or subtract to that.

    mine read 8% off on my first one, so If I get a reading of 32 I add the 8 means my reading is acutally 40%
    my other one is off 15%

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