incubation temp in hovabator 1588

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hippichick, May 5, 2008.

  1. hippichick

    hippichick Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    I'm on day 4 of incubating polish bantam eggs. MY temp in my hovabator was running at 100.4 for the first 2 days, which the rep at GCF told me is a good temp. He says it means the temp in the egg is around 1 degree cooler than that, which is good. The third day it was 100.6, and I noticed yesterday it increased to 100.8 and is still at that temp today. My humidity is good between 45 and 50. I hate to mess with the thermostat, but should I try to lower it? I have 2 thermometers that are giving me the same reading. Oh, and I have and egg turner in the bator.
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I would leave it and see how it goes at the end of the hatch. Mine runs about that now and they hatch on days 20 & 21.

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