Incubator fluctuates between 97 and 100

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RiverMan420, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. RiverMan420

    RiverMan420 RIP 1963-2014

    Jun 16, 2011
    Is 97 too low?
  2. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    chicken eggs, use 99 degrees taken at half the height of the eggs. Gives an average top to bottom of the egg.

    97 isn't really too low, just slows down the process; where as too high (100 is not too high) will cook the eggs.

    Can you put in bottles of water to slow the fluctuation? Anything that can hold water in a container that will fit int the incubator and be sealed tight will work.
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2011

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