Lockdown Today! Q's about Temp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stitch_b, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. stitch_b

    stitch_b Out Of The Brooder

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    Today is day 18 for my second hatch attempt. The first one didn't go so swell but were chalking most of it up to shipped eggs. Anyways I had a question about the temp. Im using a thermal air Hovabator and the temp at the top of my eggs is only reading about 98*, is this ok or should try to bump it up to 100? I just topped off my trays and the humidity is holding at about 65% which should be ok I think...
    Thanks guys I really love this site and learn something new here everyday!
     
  2. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I would keep it between 98 to 100 right now my chicks are hatching and the temp is 98.6 it has been since they started yesterday. So I think you'll be alright.
     
  3. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    98 should be fine

    in fact 98 is is ideal if you need to increase humidity

    too hot and high humidity is not good when hatching
     

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