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little giant incubator with egg turner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by terusons, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. terusons

    terusons New Egg

    i have successfully hatched eggs both chicken and ducks with an older incubator and a thermometer and no humidity control. i bought a new one from tractor supply the 9200 with the auto egg turner....my question is i have the temp accurate at 100.0 which is what i've done in the past but my humidity level with the 1 plug removed is at 45%. No eggs in yet! What should the % be and how do i change it if it should be higher? If i plug up the hole then there is no air circulation...i want a successful hatch with my new incubator can anyone help? Thanks So Much
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Do you mean you bought the 9300? It has the digital controls?? If so, the gages on them are usually wrong. The temps are usually at least 3 degrees off and the humidity readings are usually useless on the 9300 and the 10300. The 9200 is the older model I don't believe they carry anymore, and has no digital control. You'll want your own accurate and checked thermometer/hygrometer in the bator to go by instead of the incubator's display. Also, I'd recommend a low humidity method for incubation such as this one: http://letsraisechickens.weebly.com...anuals-understanding-and-controlling-humidity if you are not in a high altitude. I use this method very successfully.
     
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