Whoot it is here Updated with a temp ??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gabrielle1976, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh yeah my ups dude finally deliverd my bator , I will more then likely be on in a few hours wondering what the heck to do with this or that but atm it seems easy and strait forward .

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  2. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of bator did you get? Awesome!!!
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just a little giant still air .

    Ok so my first question is , the instuctions dosnt say what temp for the bator but does have a list of temps for certian types of eggs .
    I remmber reading sevral times that still air are sapose to be 101-102 and ones with a fan 99-100
    is that accurate? and why is there a temp diffrance if it is?
    So far looks like the lowest it drops is 98.4 and the highest it goes is 101.7 is this alright and I am of course gonna let it run longer and see.
     
  4. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a mystery-brand still air. i would rig a computer fan into it, because i'm scared of using still-air incubators.
     
  5. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok after about 3 hours my temp has stoped flucating really and has settled to 100.6-100.7 hasnt gone higher or lower then that for about 30 minutes so far.
    Is this an ok temp for a still air little giant incubator or not?
     
  6. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would certainly say that it's fine as long as you have the thermometer near the eggs, and the heat is relatively even throughout the incubator.

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  7. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need two hydromometer/ thermometers dont use that mercury, it gets stuck
     
  8. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have the therm that came with it < I hear its no good > I have an therm / humidity thing , and a Digital reptile therm that has a probe i can put in on the eggs or what not and the face you look at is outside .
    The therm that came with it has stayed around 102
    the therm with the humidity thing has said between 98-102
    and the digital one was staying pretty much at about 100.6 <getting as low as 100.3 and as high as 100.8>

    Its been running for about 4 and a half hours now
     

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