Adding Water to Incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by classroomhatcher, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. classroomhatcher

    classroomhatcher New Egg

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    Can someone tell me when to add water to the incubator.

    Thanks in Advance!!
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  2. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    You should have some water in there at all times. You need to fill the troughs the final three days so that it is at least 50% humidity if not more. Most prefer 60-70% and that's what worked best in my styrofoam incubators. Do you have a digital hygrometer to check the humidity?
     

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