Originally Posted by tinychicadees
Originally Posted by PAchickenlover
I always keep a bowl of water in mine. Don't want them to become shrink wrapped if at all possible. Then closer to lockdown I add a sponge or something like a rag that can stick up above the water level (it helps to bring up the humidity). That's what I do anyhow. Others will probably have a different method.
Everyone eventually finds what works for them.
Alright, yeah in time I'll find out what works, some ideas will help to get me started.
everybody has a different way because the season and the house will be different,,,,I do things very different in winter than I would in summer,,,,,,,temperature fluctuating in the house can be a huge thing, and in the winter with electric heat my house is dry so it affects the humidity, while in the summer time I can go from 10% humidity to 70% humidity in the incubator without touching anything, and it happens overnight...you might want to keep notes and look for patterns that way you will expect changes....
and on a side note, the best hatch I ever had was one that got put in the incubator, no water, no turner, and I forgot about it until I heard chirping,,,at that point I left it alone, figured they did fine without my messing with them...