question about temps/humidity in LG 'bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by redhen, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    hello..i am trying to set up a LG still air bator to hatch crested Pekin duck eggs...i am still confused as how to get a temp at the top of the egg (as i have been told to do)....how do you do that?...i will be using a therm/hydro gauge that sits on the wire mesh by the eggs in the bator...how do i know what the temps are at the top of the egg?..[​IMG]....also...the little channels under the wire..are for the water?...help please...[​IMG]...thanks!, Wendy
     
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    For the temp at the top of the bator put a block or something in there and then set the therm on it. And the channels at the bottom are for water [​IMG] I have an LG still air aswell
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:thanks!..what can i use?..wood?....small plate/bowl turned upside down?...thanks so much for answering me so quickly..., Wendy
     
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    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    What I did is I got the temp stable at about 100 when the therm was of the wire in the bottom. Then I put the eggs in and then put the therm on top of the eggs. It only needed a little adjusting(ball spelling lol) once they were in.
     
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  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    thanks so much again!..i'm a first timer here...[​IMG]...
     
  6. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
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    Same here!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
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    mike rowe might be able to hold your hand throu it. i am sure he has been there and done that.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:actually..these eggs are in the BIG PLAN for getting him to come here...i cant tell you any more than that though..you have proven to be my evil nemesis...and will stop at nothing to keep him away from me..[​IMG]...
     
  9. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
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    alright, i just had to throw that in there. lol
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] sending you good hatching vibes [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:heehe..[​IMG]....thanks for the vibes!...[​IMG]..
     

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