Air cell possibly to big?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ivyboo, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. ivyboo

    ivyboo Chirping

    Apr 28, 2017
    Toledo, Ohio
    This is my first time hatching eggs. Today is day 13 and I just got done candling. Day 7 was the first time and they have definitely grown! I can se movement in 9 out of 11. However, I think the air cell may be to big for day 13. Should I raise the humidity? It's been about 30% majority of the time. Sometimes adding water would raise it to about 60-70 and then it would come back down. When I see it get to about 25 is when I add more water.
  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

    Sep 2, 2014
    NE Ohio
    I keep my humidity level between 45-50 work better then increase to 60% on lockdown.
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Yes if you think the air cells are too big raise your humidity to slow them down a bit. You still have a few days left to get them back on track.

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