Controlling Humidity.,.........

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken-keeper, May 11, 2009.

  1. chicken-keeper

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    Hi there i am going to make my own incubator, with a polysteyrene box, with a light attached to a thermostat to keep the temperature constant..... my ownly issue is how do i control the humidity,.,.,.... is it easy to do and how would i do it?

    Thanks
     
  2. chicken-keeper

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    if i put water in, i take it the humidity rise's ?

    So how do i bring down the humdiity without loosing heat?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  3. Humidity is brought down by allowing air to escape and take moisture with it, or by decreasing surface area of water. You will lose a bit of heat but your thermastat should just click on to adjust.
    Good luck with your bator.
     
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    ok thanks for the help ! [​IMG]
     

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