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Condensation in incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ADuckOnQuack, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. ADuckOnQuack

    ADuckOnQuack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal to see condensation inside a incubator? [​IMG]
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Have you upped the humidity for hatch? That is the only time I see condensation. What is your humidity reading?
     
  3. ADuckOnQuack

    ADuckOnQuack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No on day 2[​IMG] just put a little humidity reader inside and left it for a bit and it says 35% which is far to low but when I started it yesterday I filled it up to the max. As it tilts the water leaked out but some still remains
     
  4. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    What type of eggs are you incubating? I usually incubate around 20% so 35% is not too low.
     
  5. ADuckOnQuack

    ADuckOnQuack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck eggs. I always thought it had to be the 50% region. And 3 days to hatch it goes up to 80%?
     
  6. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    You might check in the duck forum. Even amongst us chicken hatchers, the humidity information you get will vary, and some of it has to do with location (altitude, temperatures, etc) I think.
     

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