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Temp Problems.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GiGi123, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. GiGi123

    GiGi123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone!
    I am using a Hova-Bator 1602N with a fan and i am having ALOT of problems controlling the temperature.
    One second it's high the next it's low. What can i do to get it consistent?
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    thank you for your help,
    Gigi
     
  2. tallyho

    tallyho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have a hova-bator but I have noticed that my 'bator, notoriously accurate, will vary if I don't follow a few simple rules.....Is it in a room where the temp is mostly consistent? Does it happen when you add water? I have found that my laundry room with the door closed (must be kept closed) keeps the temps steady. And when I need to add water, adding very warm water into the humidity reservior helps keep the temp stabilized. (I run with about 40% humidity). And don't mess with it too much, my problem. Wait 20 minutes between adjustments. Hope that helps.
     
  3. GiGi123

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    thank you for the advice, it really helped.

    It seems my temp is steady now. I have two thermometers in there.
    One says 100, the other 99.7 so i think thats good.

    Thanks again,
    Gigi
     

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