45% good?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Justino, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    this morning the hummidity was 45%....is this ok? if its not, how do i raise it?
     
  2. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:it might be my humidity reader though [​IMG]
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That's perfect.
     
  4. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    ok then wats the minimum and most it could be? ive herd a lot of numbers but dont know who to beleive!b[​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You can this one to the bank-if you keep it between 40 and 50, you're great. I promise. If it drops slightly below that, no need to panic, just add a tiny bit of water. I don't like mine to go below about 35%. Works well, I have great hatches.
     
  6. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey speckled! I had a question about eggs, I'll PM you!
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Anywhere between 40 to 50% humidity is good Justino.........doesn't have to be a certain number......
     

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