Incubator temperature range

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jellis, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. jellis

    jellis Out Of The Brooder

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    Im about to set my first batch of eggs in a hova-bator and was wondering what the temp. range should be and also how much can the temp. fluctuate?

    I see alot of people saying "EE" what does that stand for?
     
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2009
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Still Air temp - 101 to 102 nothing higher

    Forced Air - 99.8 to 100

    You do not want the temps to go high or too low for a good hatch rate.

    EEs are Easter Eggers (Chickens)
     
  3. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read that you should have had your bator on and running for 24 hours before setting them in bator....also put your eggs out so they can reach room temp, when adding water, make sure it is warm water (100 degrees) not cold.....good luck
    Happy Hatch'en
     

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