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Testing the humidistat

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mkeawsh, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. mkeawsh

    mkeawsh Woody Hollow

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    Weeks ago there were directions on how to test to see if the humidstat was registering correctly with uniodized salt in a plastic bag. I am going to be starting up my bators again and want to do this. What is the link on BYC that I saw that?
     

  2. donsmit5

    donsmit5 In the Brooder

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    Here is a how to calibrate
    you can put the hygrometer in a sealed ziplock bag along with an open container of wet salt (consistency of wet sand, they say). After 6 hours, the humidity should read 75%. Again, adjust accordingly.
    or you can do a search on BYC site to seee other ways.
     
  3. mkeawsh

    mkeawsh Woody Hollow

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    Thank you.
     
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    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

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    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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