Hello everyone, new to quail and new to the site and have a few questions.
1) Got a few eggs to test the bator prior to the ones I ordered arriving. I was able to maintain temp in my genesis hova-bator and humidity using second water slot, I have reached day 14, took out the turner and added water in slot 2 & 3 but humidity never climbed any higher than when in 2 only. Added to slot 4 as well and still couldn't get over 51%. Anyone have this bator and what they have to use for the humidity?
2) I'm setting up the brooder (20"x42" Rubbermaid container) and have a 125 watt heat lamp. Everything I read (on this site) seems to think it is more than enough but I cat seem to get the temp above 85 and that's only a few inches up. keeping about 18" up as most recommend I only get a few degrees above room temp of about 70.
Any thoughts or recommendations would be much appreciated