Quick help needed before I set eggs! Brinsea octagon advance - instructions low temp?

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  1. WeeNicole

    WeeNicole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi again everyone well ordered the new octagon advance 20.

    Firsts I'd like to add it seems a greats wee job, hold temp wonderful BUT the main instructions supplied by brinsea say to run temp at 37.5. (99.6F) Usually I run my incubators at 37.7 as majority of people do so I'm really unsure what to do?

    I've near 20 eggs resting at the minute but they've to go in very soon so I'd need to sort this out first.

    Any speedy help GREATLY appreciated folks, Nicole :D
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Most people run at 99.5 Fahrenheit since that's the optimum temperature for chicken eggs (and most poultry eggs, really). 37.5 Celsius is 99.5 Fahrenheit, which is perfect. Setting at 37.7 would be about 99.9 degrees Fahrenheit, which is high. It probably wouldn't do any harm, but it would cause eggs to hatch earlier.
     
  3. WeeNicole

    WeeNicole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for reply I'm useless with Fahrenheit sorry!

    I'll go with the instructions then?

    I've only used the janoel always run at 37.7 with success but maybe if you say that temp is too high my incubator is digitally wrong maybe as it is a janoel! Lol
     

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