Can it get to high? Help with humidity!

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  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My humidity is ALWAYS at like 80% will it hurt my duck eggs if its to high?! Thanks!

    BTW I have had no problems so far, all eggs are forming great! Except one egg [​IMG] and I just emptied the water trays and put les water in. I hope that helps...... Thanks!
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    It can indeed be too high. I don't know about duck eggs, but I know for chicken eggs that is WAY too high. If kept that high the chicks will drown when they break the inner membrane and try to breathe.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How do I make it go lower? Everytime I try to empty the tray of water, and only put a little bit in, it ALWAYS goes back up to like 70. Its now down to 65 is that bad to?
     
  4. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Humidity is from surface area of the tray, so putting less water probably wont solve the problem.
    Is there more than one tray? You used the word "trays". Maybe try just filling one.
    What kind of incubator?
    does it have plugs that can be removed?
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a still air hova bator. Yes, it has to red plugs.
     

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