Temp decrease when incubating eggs! help!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jazzchicken, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just noticed that my thermometers in the bator were uneven, so i set them out of the bator to warm to room temperature. It seems that the one I have been relying on is like 7 degrees off!!! I have had them in the bator for 1 day, and I'm pretty sure they are done for. Any suggestions??
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    How hot did they get?
     
  3. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well the one i was relying on is like 5 degrees off of room temp. but the other one is only three. The second one is in the bator, and it reads 96, so it is around 99 in the bator.
     
  4. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so they got around 105
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I try and keep my circulated air at 99.5 and the still air that I usually just use as a hatcher at 101, so I don't think you're that far off. Might slow your hatch down a day or so. I thought you had cooked them!
     
  6. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we were cross-typing, but scratch my last post. They didn't get over 105, but they got 102-103. I have slow warming thermometers, and they take a while to get to room temp. I think I am over reacting.[​IMG]
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm confused..... you said it was reading 99 in the incubator.
     
  8. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry for the confusion, but i think i got it now.


    I hate thermometers
     

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