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  1. BertandMary

    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That took us a few hours to figure out. Asked on another thread and Sally Sunshine said to get rid of the water too. Thanks for helping us stay on course. Temps have been between 100.4 and 100.9. Trying to slowly move it between 101 and 101.5 on top of the eggs.
     
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    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got the temps stable at 101.6 on top of the eggs last night. Checked at 4 AM and again at 8AM and it is holding steady. Humidity is around 35%. We will continue to monitor but now there is time to start getting things together for a better brooder. We have used slapped together particle board ones in the past.
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    [​IMG] That's great!
     
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    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mary says I am worse than a broody hen. Lol. Yes, I check them often.
     
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  6. BertandMary

    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heading toward the end of day two in a few hours. We now have an acurite in addition to the 4 other temp/humidity measuring devices. That makes 3 measuring humidity and 4 measuring temp. Temps are holding steady with the other devices but the probe slipped to the bottom and was reading in the low 90s this morning. Can there really be nearly 10 degrees of temp difference between top and bottom? That raised some concern even though other devices were indicating the temp was good. Got thr acurite and just put it in. We are waiting for everything to level back out. Oh Lawd, the stress.
     
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    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The acurite has leveled off at 100 degrees and 37 humidity. It is to the side an inch from the furthest egg from the heat source so that makes us feel better. The closer eggs will be a bit warmer as indicated by the other devices sitting in the middle and on top of the eggs.
     
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    [​IMG] staying within limits for temp and humidity. Acurite shows a spike to 106 because I had it right under the heater. The rest were in limits during that time so I'm not worried. It went to 100 after moving it from under the heating element. From what I understand the Acurite is very accurate and can be a tad sensative.
     
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    That looks like the Accurite I used for my last hatch. I depended on my Springfield digitals more, they were to the tenths, but the first thermometer I had that was off was a springfield, not digi and cost me my hatch cause I didn't check it. It was close to the digis I have though.
     
  10. BertandMary

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    Ok thanks. I hope we got it all covered.
     

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