Unstable temps?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by vicky1212123, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. vicky1212123

    vicky1212123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The temperatures in my incubator are horrible it will be at 104 degrees, and i will adjust it a bit and an hour later its at 95. please help me!!??
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    After you make an adjustment, wait a few hours before checking again. It can take some incubators hours to stabilize after you tweak them. Tiny adjustment, then wait. Repeat if necessary.

    If that doesn't work, try a new location.
     
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  3. vicky1212123

    vicky1212123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, i did that and it's perfect right at 101.2, and while i'd like 101.5, i find if i mess around with it too much it goes all wacky.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    With 101.2 I wouldn't touch it. Good luck!!
     
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    x2!
     
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  6. vicky1212123

    vicky1212123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the temps drop alot when i sleep, which i'm worried about. I'm so scared I really want chicks but how do i keep incubator temps in check when i'm asleep?
     

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