Need thermometer fast!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ldrchickens, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. ldrchickens

    ldrchickens Songster

    Jul 1, 2018
    My Coop
    Hey guys! So i got my new incubator yesterday. I got it up and running last night. I set the temp at 99.5 *F. The thermostat is bouncing from 99.5 to 99.6. The extra thermometer i bought for it is running at a steady 98.4 to 98.5. So I am needing to pick up another just to test these two. How reliable are the thermometers from the fish section at walmart. I read an article on here about a lady using only them. I do remember when i kept fish i used them and they worked but will they work with air temp instead of water. Also what about one of the tongue thermometers for humans? Thanks! The incubator is the hovabator 2370 electronic thermostat with fan if that changes any variables
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
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