thermometers ?

tuesdays chicks

9 Years
Apr 26, 2010
stuart florida
Hi I bought my 1st incubator. and an egg turner, both came with thermometers,originally I was planning on making an incubator, so I bought a digital thermometer with outdoor humidity. Testing now I have 4 different reading should I calibrate the one's that came with it to the digital ? Should the digital be acurate?should I use all four or just the digital with the humidity?


Creekside Acres Farm
9 Years
Jun 1, 2010
Mill Hall PA
No, calibrate them to actual temp. Then see how close your digital is to it, it should be VERY close. Eg- your digital is a degree cooler after the other thermometer is calibrated and both have been in the bator for a couple hours. Then that gives you the ability to use the hi/lo record on the digital to see if you are getting any great variations in the temps in the bator.

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