Springfield PreciseTemp Thermo/Hygro

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lynxs1981, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. lynxs1981

    lynxs1981 Chirping

    Jul 8, 2010
    Just a bit of info for people new to incubating, like myself. While the cheap Wal-Mart "Springfield PreciseTemp Digital Thermometer/Hygrometer" seems appealing, it must be calibrated first. If you didn't happen to look at the back of the package before buying, it is listed as being +/- 5 degrees and +/- 10% humidity. Took me forever to get it set right, then I noticed the packaging.
  2. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

    Jun 28, 2009
    middle tenn
    i want to add they are only good for a few hatches. moisture gets inside them and they go haywire. brinsea spot check is the best thermometer for the money. very accurate.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: