Broody hatching - humidity ??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shabbyfarm, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. shabbyfarm

    shabbyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2008
    South central Iowa
    For the second time i have a broody hen hatching eggs. [​IMG] My question - By lifting the broody to look at the chicks and see what is going on, am i causing problems for the chicks still in the egg due to losing heat and humidity?? I have hatched in an bator and understand that the lid should stay on to keep heat and humidity in. Does the super powers of the broody overpower this? [​IMG]

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