Temp Variation & Still Air Bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rehric00, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. rehric00

    rehric00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am adjusting the temp of my incubator- hoping to set the eggs tomorrow

    The built in digital thermometer is reading higher than my good old fashioned "non-digital" thermometer. That being said, the sensor for the built in one is very close to the heating element. The other thermometers are in the back corners. The digital is reading 101.4ish- the ones in the back are reading ~94-96.

    Is this sufficient? I plan on putting the eggs not too close to the middle, but not too close to the edge either.

    These are also shipped eggs that have been sitting for a few days- pointy side down. I plan on turning by hand bc I will be doing a staggered hatch and dont want to mess with the automatic turner.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Why can't you put the other right with the sensor to compare---let the sensor lay on them------we can not answer that question because we do not know which one is close/right. 94/96 is way to low.
     

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