Incubator Temp/Turning Issues

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rogue river chx, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. rogue river chx

    rogue river chx New Egg

    Jan 30, 2012
    Rogue River, OR
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me advice. I've only been opening my bator 2-3 times a day, just long enough to turn the eggs. I can't get my temp back up after wards. I have it on what I think is the correct setting for my bator. My thermometer reads the between 98-100. It's just taking way longer than I feel it should to get it back up to temp. Should I crank it up and then turn it down when it starts to get close? Let me know what you think. Thanks.
  2. tmoore8595

    tmoore8595 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Jefferson County, Al.
    I would not try to adjust it if it goes back up to the right temp., even if it takes a long time. The danger would be adjusting it and getting the eggs too hot.

    How long does it take to get back to the correct temp.?

    Is your incubator still-air or forced-air?
    The proper temp. for still-air is 100 to 101 degrees
    The proper temp. for forced-air is 99 to 100 degrees

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