temp question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dan M, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Dan M

    Dan M Out Of The Brooder

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    in a circulating air incubator , if you had to choose between 99.1 or 100.1 which would you keep it at.
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would lean toward 100.1.

    But either should be fine I think
     
  3. Dan M

    Dan M Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking the same, slightly warm rather thancooler. humidity running between high 20s and low 40s adding a little water daily, goes to teens quickly if no water added
     
  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    I would choose 100. In fact, I prefer to run my home made bator with fan at 100.
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Try adding a wet spong if you have room. Should keep it more even and all you have to do is re wet the sponge. I find less fluctuations and it holds mine right about 30% when my bator is about 16% when dry.

    xs 2
     
  6. Dan M

    Dan M Out Of The Brooder

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    I dont really have room for a sponge, its full in there . when it gets down to about 25 , usually overnight, I add some water (in the morning), it immediately goes up to 40 to 45, by the time I get home in e vening itwill be 32-35 . is the fluctuation a big problem?
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Not really, as long as your eggs are loosing enough moisture.
     
  8. Dan M

    Dan M Out Of The Brooder

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    im only on day 3 , should I be checking them already
     
  9. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    No. Generally days 7/14/18 is sufficient unless you have to adjust your range. Until at least a week there's not much of an air cell to check. [​IMG]
     
  10. Dan M

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    thanks for all the info.
     
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