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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ncpocta, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. ncpocta

    ncpocta New Egg

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    Hi, I'm new to not only this website but also to hatching chicken eggs. I came across the idea for a school project, to build an incubator and hatch/raise a chicken. so i have done all my research, and i have built an incubator... the temperature is stable at 99 degrees but my humidity won't go anywhere higher than 47 no matter what i try so any ideas? I'm planning on getting Malaysian Serama A sized, so I'll be able to more easily care for them. I plan on getting them off of Ebay Considering i could find no farmers anywhere near me... i have everything figured out i just can't get my humidity up any suggestions?
     
  2. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and Welcome to BYC from NY[​IMG] So glad you joined[​IMG]
     
  3. Comeonbroodyhen

    Comeonbroodyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya have you tryed to put either a bowl of water with a sponge in it or a damp cloth?
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. x2. Putting a wet sponge in always works for me. Lots of good luck with your hatch :thumbsup
     
  5. ncpocta

    ncpocta New Egg

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    thanks, but i do have wet sponges in it maybe i'll try a damp cloth?
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ncpocta, and [​IMG]! Glad you joined our flock! I am sorry but I have no advice for your question - I'll leave it to those better qualified! I wish you the best with your hatching!
     
  7. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and :welcome So glad you joined us!!!! :weee
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with your hatch!
     

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