P & I incubators

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Donna2301, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. Donna2301

    Donna2301 Hatching

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    After searching the Internet to find some help or reviews for the P & I incubator, I've not had any luck. I'm having difficulty finding out how you set the humidity, and after reading some bits on forums, understand this is quite an important part of development.
    Any help with this, or any other info about the incubator and tips on success, really would be greatly appreciated.
     
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  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  3. Donna2301

    Donna2301 Hatching

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    Thanks for the links.
    Would you also be able to help me on a basic question I can't seem to fund a straight answer for....the correct temperature to set your incubator at??
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Temp should be 99.5 Humidity around 45% to 50%. Lock down, humidity 65% to 70%

    Here is a nice article on incubating eggs that might help you out...https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101

    Good luck with the hatch and keep us posted!
     
  6. Donna2301

    Donna2301 Hatching

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    Thanks for that. I have now ordered a humidity thermometer, as I can't seem to find a way to read the humidity percentage with this incubator. So I'm not sure whether I'm putting the right amount of water in. Hopefully it will be here soon and I will also check out that link. Thanks
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Get another temp gauge too to put inside the incubator. I never use just one. And many times the one on the incubator can go bad. So if you have two running, you will know you are spot on with temp. :)
     
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    Cheers
     
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