Need some more inc help...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by htaesali, Feb 7, 2011.

  1. htaesali

    htaesali Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone. I posted a couple days ago and got some great help. But now my incubator is fluctuating between 98.5 and 99.6 it has been steady since this morning. If I move it up a hair it will jump to 101. Is a low of 98.5 and a high of 99.6 ok? I have quail eggs coming soon and I just dont know whats better the high at 101 or the high at 99. Any advice would be great. :0)
     
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    Hi there. I'm fairly new to this also but have read on here that with chicken eggs "if you have a still air incubator" you want the temp to be around 101 F. But if not that the temp dipping will just mean a day or so delay in hatching.

    Hopefully someone who is more "experienced" than I will come along soon and help. But that's what I've read. I'm on my second hatching right now but have not tried quail eggs yet.

    Good hatching vibes!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Both temps are ok but the high of 101 is what I would go with. I'm assuming this incubator has a fan?
     
  4. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Quote:I agree. The high temp will just accelerate the growth some. The lower temps will slow it down.
     
  5. htaesali

    htaesali Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all! We will see in a couple weeks :0)
     

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