which temp reading should i look at?? Duh??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenWendy, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. ChickenWendy

    ChickenWendy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one of the accurite hydrometer/thermometers from walmart for my homemade breadbox incubator (directions courtesy of Miss Prissy) and i dont know which temperature reading to look at. Is the prob temperature inside the water wiggler the inside temperature or the outside?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Outside. The probe is made to put outside someone's window and the unit stays inside so you can read the temp outdoors. We use it for bator temps, though.
    Also, just so you know for sure, the probe does NOT measure humidity, the unit does so it has to go inside the bator.
     
  3. ChickenWendy

    ChickenWendy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. Yes I might have sounded stupid but I'm not completely. My humidity is staying at around 44%. I'm trying to get it set up for eggs.
    Thanks again.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You didn't sound stupid at all. Better to ask and be sure you have it all down, right? Good luck!
     
  5. wolfpack62001

    wolfpack62001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Cynthia, that helped me, never used a wiggler.
    Another post on here needed help, under explain it slowly.
    Thanks again
    Todd
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Not a stupid question at all. I had to stop and readjust my thinking to make sure my mind would read the in and out correctly as well.
     

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