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Thermometers

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AllisonD, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. AllisonD

    AllisonD Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, has anyone used a digital probe thermometer (culinary type) for hatching? It seems like you could just put the probe in the incubator and set an alarm to go off if the temperature gets to high. My understanding is that most of them are thermacouple based; would they be accurate enough to monitor incubation temperatures?
     
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  3. AllisonD

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    Thanks. I'm using a Little Giant still air incubator and it already has a thermostat of sorts, but I understand that they can be prone to temperature spikes. I was hoping that the alarm function on the probe thermometer could be used to prevent cooked chicks. So it's not a thermostat at all... just a thermometer.
     

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