cant get my humidity up

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by orlandoluv1, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive tried everything and i cant get my humidity past 65 % is that ok or does it need to be higher?
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Have you tried a clean warm wet sock or two?
     
  3. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put in a small sponge that i had to cut. i havnt tried a sock do you think that would work better then a sponge? the problem is that my incubator is so small that i would have to probably use one of my 15 month old sons socks do you think that would be ok? thanks miss P
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Use a wet full size sock. Slip it along the side. Greater wet surface area = higher humidity.
     
  5. orlandoluv1

    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well i stuffed a sock along the side like you said and it worked like a charm lol. you are great thanks so much miss P
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Just make sure you are not blocking too many vent holes. You need fresh air too!
     
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    orlandoluv1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:the vent holes are on the top of the dome so nop problem there. again thanks you have been such a great help
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You are very welcome!
     

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