Temp change when I put the eggs in

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LindsaySinai, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. LindsaySinai

    LindsaySinai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made sure I had a steady temp of 100˚...the temperature my incubator calls for. When I put the eggs in it dropped quite a few degrees but I was told To wait 3-4 hours and it would go back up. Its been about 12 hours and it seems the temp is barely 98˚. I'm measuring the temp from the wire mesh on the bottom so do you think the the overall temp will be high enough or should I turn it up? I'm just terrified to turn it up because the last time I turned it up a hair(when I was testing it without the eggs in there) it shot up to almost 110˚.
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    measure the temp at the tops of the eggs
     

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