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About to start first forced air DIY incubator tonight! Temp? Humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jasanch5, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. jasanch5

    jasanch5 Hatching

    Jul 25, 2010
    I finally made a forced air incubator after two lousy attempts with a still air...

    Hopefully the PC fan and thermostat make a difference... Also, we're leaning the eggs side to side in egg crates then pointy side down during lock down.

    What is the correct BYC agreed temp and humidity for a forced air unit. Air temp, not water toy temp. [​IMG]

    Thanks a million!



  2. Chickenfarmer 1-2-b

    Chickenfarmer 1-2-b Songster

    Oct 28, 2009
    My air tempt usually fluctuates between 97-99, that gives the egg tempt around 99.3. I use the el cheapo Walmart thermometer, so it may not be the most accurate tempt. I keep the humidity at 30-40's during days 1-18, 60's the rest of incubation. Hope that helps.

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