cant get my humidity to go up

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gapeachy, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do I do....I put in water...a sponge and wash clothe on top
     
  2. killer

    killer Chillin' With My Peeps

    what are you using for a bator? and what is the % now?
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    how long has it been running? is the bator empty right now? I'll tell you what these awesome people told me..step away from the Bator...it usually levels out-mine did and evreyone had to help me through it-Im a newbie I just kept adding water and it sky-rocketed after I left it alone..
     
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  4. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is a hovabator and the humidity now is 59%
     
  5. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    Do you have eggs in there yet?
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    what day are you on?
     
  7. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is day 18
     
  8. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    same im on day 18 too , should i close the vents???
     
  9. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    I just read to put a few short flatter containers of warm water in there-if theres room-its the square inches of water on the floor space not the depth that makes the humidty go up?
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    dont close vents the eggs need air-cover the windows with washclothes to keep heat in and I was told to towel some of the seams of bator
     

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