is it okay to use a digital hygrometer in incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by raiderbabe239, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. raiderbabe239

    raiderbabe239 ♥ Hatchaholic ♥

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    i just ordered some eggs off ebay and i already have my incubator & thermometer but i still need to order my hygrometer im looking at an lcd screen thermometer /hygrometer in one is it possible to use that?
     
  2. Bosque

    Bosque Songster

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    I dont see why not. Just calibrate them so you know how accurate your readings are.
     
  3. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Crowing

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    Ditto what Bosque said.

    Compare the thermometer portion of the unit with a medical thermometer (the kind you check for a fever with).

    For the hygrometer check them using the "wet salt" method. Do a search for that here on BYC.

    Here's a thread I started (but haven't finished) dealing with the digital units: Wallyworld Digital Thermometers/Hygrometers

    Best wishes!
    Ed
     
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    mine works great
     
  5. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Songster

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    Hi,

    I have 2 and they see very accurate, each one varies a little from the other but they are close.
     

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