Which should I trust?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by enggass, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Brinsea Eco Oct 20 built in thermo or the digital I have on top of the eggs? The digital; runs higher than the built in...
     
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry but I dont understand the question . Please explain
     
  3. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I trust the reading on the built in thermo on the Brinsea unit, or the digital thermo that I have laying on top of the eggs?
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    How far off are they?
     
  5. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Chicken Obsessed

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    Quote:have you ever used either one before? did it work for you? use that one.. do NOT average the temps of the two.. what if they are both off in the same direction?
    pick one or the other and go with it..
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I wouldn't say that, if they are both withing a degree or so I would leave it be. You could always go and get another thermo/hygrometer and see what that one says.
     
  7. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    There was a thread on here about someone that was having the same issues. I would go buy a classic alcohol thermometer and trust that one.
    What brand is your thermometer? From my experiences, the Acurites weren't very accurate.
     
  8. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    The glass thermometer on the Eco is pretty accurate. That's the one I go by even though I have 2 others in there!!
     
  9. rarely bored

    rarely bored Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Brinsea. That is what I learned in my first hatch.
     
  10. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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