Temperature for hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mandarb77, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. mandarb77

    mandarb77 New Egg

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    Hey all,
    The best I can get is a 99.5-101.5 Is that too much?

    I am using a hot water heater thermostat, close to a 60w bulb (1.5 inch or so) cpu fan and rubber maid cooler.

    Ideas? Thoughts? Insults?

    My eggs should arrive Wed so I have a coupke days to tweak.

    Thanks
     
  2. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    99.5 is perfect!
     
  3. mandarb77

    mandarb77 New Egg

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    Sorry,
    I phrased the question poorly.
    Light goes on at 99.5
    off at 101.5

    is that ok?

    2 days fiddling and the best I can get.
     
  4. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    It will have to be won't it? [​IMG]

    I wouldn't worry about it. Worst that would happen is you might get pips at day 19 and chicks at 20 instead of 21.

    I wouldn't try it with $20.00 per dozen eggs, but.... I wouldn't buy expensive eggs anyway. Might try to sell some though....
     
  5. mandarb77

    mandarb77 New Egg

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    I guess...

    Ordered a bunch of bantam eggs. Had 12 of my own. Fox/Hawk left me at 4. Trying to get the number back up to a level where I can just breed my own odd looking little beasts.
     
  6. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    You'll be fine [​IMG]
     
  7. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The coop
    :welcome
     

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