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WHAT KIND OF HYGROMETER DO YOU USE??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muscovy94, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone I am in the market to buy a hygrometer so I can have a better hatch rate(Iv been hatching for years but just realized the importance of correct humidity) so I am wanting everyone who has a hygrometer to tell me what kind it is, and where they got it from(preferably a digital one) and tell me how accurite it is. [​IMG]

    Thanks so much!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just thought I would bump it up to the top! [​IMG]

    ETA:
    Remember the rules: No bumping.
     
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  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I don't use one. If I really want to know humidity, I just use wet bulb/dry bulb charts. I don't watch it while incubating eggs, just watch air cell develop.
     
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    I got one from Petco(not digital) we haven't tested it yet but it should work well i'm hoping! [​IMG] I think radio shack may have one??? or a tracker supply place?
     
  6. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry silkiechicken. I didnt know we werent supposed to do that.
     
  7. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:is it very accurite??
     
  8. Hellvagirl

    Hellvagirl Out Of The Brooder

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    We use the digital Acu-rite thermometer/hygrometer from Tractor Supply.It seems accurite.Cost was only like 10.00.
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:That's what I use also, but I have 2 in the bator at the same time just to check them against each other to make sure they are accurate. So far, so good. [​IMG]
     
  10. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Nebraska
    I use the Springfield Model. It has temp and humidity on it. Like $7 at walmart. It's in the electrical/ thermometer isle...
    I use two during a hatch and generally they are very close to each other. My hatches are pretty good % too

    Christina
     

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