What is the ideal humidity for hatching in an incubator? - Page 13
Edited by shellikirbey - 4/27/16 at 7:02am
how do you get the humidity increase for the last 3 days? I have both plugs in and temp is at 100.0 and humidity at 39%. All 6 wells have water....I am more nervous with the new incubator the little giant 9300 with auto egg turner....than every year that i did eggs with an old 4-h incubator. thanks for all you answers.
To start with get them red plugs out. A lot of those incubators you can not go by the built-in meter---some you can not get the built in meter above 40% if you sunk it in water??? If its one of those--- the meters are not usually accurate---need to use another meter.
Humidity is controlled by water surface---not water volume. If you got all the built in slots in the bottom with water in them your humidity should be high. A drop of food coloring will help you see if there is water in the slots but its usually permanent which is no problem. In my opinion if you are into lock down you for sure do not need to be opening the incubator---add water through a vent hole into the slots. Good Luck
Edited by PD-Riverman - 4/27/16 at 8:05am
I just seen this post---You just starting incubation?? For sure do not add water to all the bottom wells for the start----humidity will be to high????
Have you read your instruction that came with the incubator??
Edited by PD-Riverman - 4/27/16 at 8:14am