Incubator Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chichick, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you know what the humidity is in the Little Giant Incubator from TSC?
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    You have to go buy a humidity gauge an calibrate it.
     
  3. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2010
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    You can buy hygrometers at pet shops and some larger retail stores in the pet sections.
     
  4. farmgirlforever18

    farmgirlforever18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got mine at walmart it shows the temp and humidity it was around seven dollers [​IMG]
     
  5. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where did you get it from?
     
  6. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where did you get it from?

    srry you said walmart. [​IMG]
     
  7. scatteredeggs

    scatteredeggs Out Of The Brooder

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    i probably have the same. mostgarden centers of big shopping boxes have it.
    you need to calibrate your hygrometer before using it.
    you can google how to do that, there's also a thread here about that.
    involves mixing salt and water in a container and putting same inside a ziploc bag together with your hygrometer.
    hygrometer should read 75%, if not, either adjust it or take note of the difference and always remember that when getting a reading.
    it is very important to have the desired level of humidity during the incubation and hatching process.
     

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