Water Weasel and temp in the rest of incubator!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bambikisstoby, May 20, 2007.

  1. bambikisstoby

    bambikisstoby Out Of The Brooder

    My Water Weasel say's say's 99.5 in a still air Hova bator, does it mater how how the rest of the incubator get's? Thank you!
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Water weasel is the best indicator of true egg temperature. Best odds are the air temp is topping at a degree and a half higher on your other thermometer. don't worry about that.
     
  3. SkeeredChicken

    SkeeredChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Water is more stable thermally than air. Where air would swing fast, water does more slowly and progressively. An egg contains liquids such as water, which keep it more stable. You water weasel saying 99.5 degrees means there's a good chance your eggs are the same, which is about the right temp.
     

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