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temps for bator.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Raven81, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. Raven81

    Raven81 Songster

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    was wondering what temp range works best for everyone im trying to steady my home made bator. & also the humidity, its summer over here in new zealand if that makes a diff its my 1st time.
    its a styrofoam bin with a light for heat & a pc fan have made a manual turner that i can tilt from the outside so no need to open it. window in the top so i can see, 3 thermometers & a hygrometer i calibrated? it ( salt method ) read 73 after 12 hrs.
    the 2 thermometers are sitting in the egg carton & read similar the 3rd is on the inside of window & reads a few degrees lower than other 2 but i would think thats normal.
    when i do a search i keep getting diff answers.
     

  2. purelypoultry

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    I would try to keep at it 99.5 degrees and 65% humidity. Hope that helps!
     

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