Chicken Egg Humidity.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dec1an, Jan 18, 2013.

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    Dec1an Out Of The Brooder

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    Now i know this question has been asked a lot, but mine is slightly different. I am currently incubating silkie and orpington eggs and have a humidity set at 45%. I have read on the web that it needs to be around 50%? What i want to know is after 7 days of incubating them can you alter the humidity up to 50% for example. Or does it need to be kept constant?

    Also what humidity for the last 3 days? I know people say 70-80% but again since mine is at 45% what is advisable to increase the humidity to?

    Any help would be great thanks.
     
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    Oh and I live in England. Its winter and minus degrees. Will this effect the humidity? Will I need a higher %?
     

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