incubator temps?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mothersin2ition, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. mothersin2ition

    mothersin2ition Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Othello, WA
    maybe Im blind but I cant seem to find where it says what temp it needs to be. I thought I read somewhere 99.0- 99.5 is that right? Im using a styrofoam homemade incubator. The humidity fluctuates between 33-43%. Ack this is a little daunting.
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    You'll want your temp (ideally) to be at 99.5 the entire hatch, but 99.5-100.5 is fine too. If you have a still air, some people recommend you keep it higher, like 100-102. Mine I like at ~100 but really anywhere in that range is pretty good.

    If you can get the humidity stable around 40% I think that may be best. If you have vent holes, plugging or unplugging them may help stabilize your humidity.
  3. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duvall, WA
    I have a still air and I have kept it between 100.4 and 101.

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