is this a good one to use for incubation readings?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hdowden, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    is it accurat and were should i put it? i havent gotten the eggs yet and they are being shipped tomorrow so right now its sitting on the automatic turner shoud i move it to the top of the eggs or leave it were it is and what temp should it be reading were it is at?

    i know its low right now i just turned it on again so its gotta warm up and all will let you know what temp it is sitting at in the morning
     
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  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Personally I dont like that kind of thermometer

    is reads very good the temperature but is way off on the humidity

    I have 3 of them all 3 have same issue


    Make sure you test it before using it

    you can read about hydrometer test here
    http://cigars.about.com/od/humidors/qt/hygrometers.htm
     
  3. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have one of these and my hatch date is 10/21 but I'm going to something different...I just don't trust it....but a breeder of show chickens did recommend it to me and she is getting almost 100 percent hatches with them....so I don't know....
     
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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the temp seems correct just worried about the humid. it seems off to me.
     
  5. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    There is a thread on here somewhere how to calibrate a hydrometer....see if you can find it....then you will know for sure....as soon as my hatch is out I am going to try it also...
     
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