Temps going haywire. what to do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sissy, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day 4, temps were holding at 99
    and hum.55 now the temp is up to 101 hum.53
    house got a little cooler would that be the cause?
    due to cooler air coming in from the bottom airholes?
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2009
  2. congdon476

    congdon476 GaLLiNa LOcA

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    air temp or wiggle temp? My air temp bounces between 98 and 102... but my wiggle temp holds steady at 100 and that's what matters.
     
  3. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    Quote:It could be .... also, temp will rise a little as humidity lowers.

    Don't let it get any higher, and try to keep the room temp stable.

    No need to panic yet.
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    The eggs won't change as fast as the air temp. If the temp change is temporary or only during parts of the day they will be fine. Last summer I had problems with my bator temp increasing a little in the late afternoon to early evening but I didn't want to turn it down or it would be too cool the rest of the night and morning. I just timed my turning around when it got the hottest so I opened the bator and cooled it. The eggs won't heat up or cool as fast so they never reached as high of temp as my thermometer actually showed.
     
  5. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks I am going to check it again..
    and see what is happening.
     

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