incubating temps

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hen_house, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. hen_house

    hen_house Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 25, 2011
    have my hovabator staying steady at 99.1 and it keeps this temp. hear they suppose to be at 99.5 and wanted to know with it at 99.1 would you leave it at this or try to raise it to 99.5. i hate to change and then gets too high. i am new at this and yet to hatch anything and wanting to do what i can since i just put in (9) silkie eggs. thanks for any help provided.[​IMG]
  2. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2009
    Santa Cruz,CA
    as with any bator I would think you would want to run it for at least a day and monitor the temp. I would rather be too low and have an extended hatch time than have the temp. rise on me unexpectedly and have damaged eggs, no hatch... [​IMG]
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I would be happy with 99.1 especially if its a LG incubator.
  4. geosheets

    geosheets Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2009
    99.1 will be fine... I prefer it be a little under than over.

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