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started my incubation never hatched chicks before advice appreciated.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by punky1991, Dec 30, 2014.

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    Thanks I got 7 think next time I'll leave a few out they barely fit and lid barley goes on lol
     
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    i guess i need another thermometer cause i got a hydrometer that reads temp and humitity well my incubator was reading 38 Celsius and my thing was only reading 97 Fahrenheit so i dont know what is right. any tips on helping me know if its hot enough for them.
     
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    The accuracy of that one is ±2°F. Not accurate enough and no more accurate than what one might get at Walmart or a pet shop.
     
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    So pry should go by what my incubator says for now?
     
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    So today is day 3 and my thermometer is now reading the same as my incubator. It says my humidity is 55 percent and temp is 38 Celsius or 100.4 fahrenheit
     
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    Keep in mind, when using more than one thermometer, they all have different response times. Anywhere from 1 second to 10 minutes. The power to the heat element will cycle off and on. That causes thermometers to sometimes read the same and sometimes vary.
     

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