What Tempreture does a incubator Have to ben? URGENT!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CashmereSussex, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. CashmereSussex

    CashmereSussex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey im getting a incubator and need the temp that it needs to be
     
  2. tennessee_chicken_lover

    tennessee_chicken_lover Out Of The Brooder

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    What kind of incubator is it ?
     
  3. zimmy

    zimmy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the general rule is 100, but if there's no fan, 101-102-ish, I believe... The key is to not overheat. Underheating is NOT as bad as overheating!
     
  4. Juliechickens

    Juliechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep just like zimmy said. What kind of birds are you hatching??
    Julie
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    And the humidity needs to be 40 - 50 % for the first 18 days.

    If hand turning do it at least three times a day.
     
  6. CashmereSussex

    CashmereSussex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i will be hatching chickens probably sussex and i dont have a incubator yet im getting one and might be transforming a germ grower into one
     

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