10 days into incubation- humidity question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wrestling_mom, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have an LG still air, temp stays between 99.5 and 101-102. The humidity has run in 40-60 percnt range without added water. Is this going to be a proble,m at hatch time? Do I need to raise humidity at lockdown, or leave it alone?
    Thanks!!
     
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'd agree with JM. 40% is a reasonable figure. 60% sounds way too high. If your eggs don't lose enough moisture come lockdown, you're going to have problems no matter what your lockdown humidity is! But if you're already doing a dry incubation I wonder what you can actually do here to lower your humidity.

    But first of all, are you actually sure that your hygrometer is accurate? If you haven't done it already, you should take it out and calibrate it now.

    Are you in a very humid part of the country?
     
  4. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am near Asheville, NC. It has been very humid.
     

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