incubator temp. between 99 & 101... will that work?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mmaddie's mom, May 10, 2011.

  1. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Finally got my new Brinsea ECO 20 to register (on 5 different thermometers) between 99* & 101*F... w/ the built in thermometer registering the 101*F. Will that work?
    Sorry, new to this. Thanks
  2. team edward

    team edward Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2010
    Amarillo Area
    For what kind of egg? Chicken eggs will be fine at that temp., but not sure about anything else
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    yes... chicken egg.
  4. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    Mine reads the same. I am on day 2. My top thermometer is a around 101. My digital at the bottom reads 99.0
  5. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    It will work. I just ran a whole bunch for three weeks at 102, because I didn't know which thermometer was right. Since they hatched two days early, I'm thinking the el cheapo Walmart Acurite digital thermometer/hygrometer was right. [​IMG] FWIW, 83 good ones hatched, and three with foot/leg deformities that had to be culled. [​IMG]

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