What is the correct temp?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Majak5, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Majak5

    Majak5 Chirping

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    I just bought a HHD 24 egg incubator and I set it up this morning and have put 2 extra temp gauges in it to make sure it’s the right temp, through the day I have been checking on them and not once have they all been the same, I’m not sure which one is showing the correct temp, any ideas?
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    Looks like you're going to want to calibrate your thermometers, since they're all reading off. You could use either the ice water method, in which you fill a glass half with ice, half with water, let it sit for a bit, then put the thermometer in and it should read 0 C, or you could go to a drugstore, pick up a human medical thermometer that says it's accurate within a certain amount of tenths of a degree, and just go off that one. I wouldn't trust any of the ones you have now without calibrating them, since none of them seem to agree.
     
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  3. Majak5

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    Ok thank you
     

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