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What day will incy temp go up?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chick4smiles, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. chick4smiles

    chick4smiles In the Brooder

    Apr 22, 2011
    Hello Everyone!
    I'm pretty new to this and have read that because developing chicks give off heat, you can expect the temperature of your incubator to rise. Does anybody know about which day this will occur? Also, I imagine if you have a full incubator, this effect will be much more pronounced...what if your incubator was only half-full? (Note: I'm an "incubator is half-full" kind of person [​IMG] )
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2011

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I've never had it happen, even with a full turner.
  3. thespinningcottage

    thespinningcottage Songster

    Jun 24, 2009
    Arcadia, Florida
    The thermostat on your incubator will adjust as the internal temp of the incubator changes. You should not notice a change in temp. at all, it will just stay at your setting.

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