little giant ...humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicketydooda, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. chicketydooda

    chicketydooda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can you tell what the humidity is? Do you have to buy something for that?
     
  2. LTygress

    LTygress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, you do. At least for the most part. When I first bought mine, I filled the trays, and just hoped for the best in humidity. I didn't have any way to watch it, either. And the chicks did pretty well in hatching despite me not ever knowing the humidity level.


    But if you want, Wal-Mart carries a thermometer/hygrometer so you can keep an eye on both the temp and humidity. It is digital, and runs on batteries, and it's only about $10. To see what it looks like, just click HERE. If you can't find it in your store, you can certainly order it online through that link.

    I bought one when the actual thermometer for the incubator was broken (thanks, nieces and nephews). I now keep that in the corner of my incubator right next to the motor for the egg turner. I can usually see it from above, but if not, a simple flashlight can show me what it reads.
     

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