Temp Question (asap answer needed)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I can't seem to get my bator to 99.5 is it ok if I get it between 98 and 101 or will these temps be too low/high? Please let me know asap cause' have eggs waiting to be put in the bator.
     
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    98 is a bit low. Is it a still air. If so, 101 is more appropriate.
     
  3. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    It is circulated, is 99.8 ok?
     
  4. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I believe so on a circulated....see if anyone else pipes in here. My incubator is a still air. If you have a water weasel it can give you a better idea of the temp in the eggs.

    Good luck.
     
  5. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I have a circulated and I try to keep it at 99.5. It does fluctuate 1/2 degree on either side. From what I hear is you want to keep temps in a constant range.
     
  6. snugglepup

    snugglepup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the temp isn't perfect, but is within that range, you should still get some eggs to hatch. They may just not do as well. Have you got a water weasel in there? That will give you a better idea of what temperature the embryos are actually experiencing.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    If circ air, 99-100 is fine, somewhere in between is perfect. Shoot for right at 100 and you'll be hatching babies as long as the humidity is good the last three days.
     

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