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Is the salt test an accurate?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by babsh, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. babsh

    babsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2008
    I just did it with my new hygrometer and it reads 64% after 9 hours. So it appears that it reads 11% under. Is it a reliable test?

  2. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Huntsville, AL
    barb, that actually makes me feel better. mine read 64 as well. the next one read 70. I have been using them both and adding 11 points to one and 5 points to the second. im on day 19 right now. guess i will c. good luck!!

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