Chicks due to hatch tomorrow

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilly, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. lilly

    lilly Clucks N Pups

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    And I can not get the humidity to bump up over 53. I am going to try a pan of water directly under the vent intake holes and hope the fan pulls in the more humid air. It maybe to late already, i hoe not these are my marans and I have been dreaming of them for so long. Wish me luck
     
  2. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some people put wet paper towels in the 'bator to boost the humidity.....maybe you could try that?
     
  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sponges in a small bowl of water work really well too.
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, if they get stuck, drip warm water into the opeing of the egg. That moistens the membranes again so that they can hatch.
     

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