I got the hydrometer...

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

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 27, 2009
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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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