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Incubator Temperature

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jadenthechicken, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. jadenthechicken

    jadenthechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    My temperature is currently at 101.2-101.6 for incubation. I know that it has to be between 99-102 but is this too high anyway? And if so, how can I lower it without turning the temp down because my incubator is old and I don't want to ruin my set temp?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Is your incubator still air or forced air (fan)?
     
  3. jadenthechicken

    jadenthechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    It is a still air.
     
    Last edited: May 1, 2016
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    If it's still air and that temp is accurate that's right where you want it. (Temps taken at the top of the eggs.) 101-102 is recommended for still air. FORCED air is 99.5
     

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