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day 18 22/1/2013 please help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tashtash, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi im on day 18 today. so today is the last day i get to touch my eggs before my awaiting arrival. today i leave them is that right. temp normal 38' humidity 80%. Is it no opening lid of incubator at all. what if the water level goes and % goes low can i top up water. Im on my first hatch so im still learning. please help advice on day 18 rules please. i can't wait to see my babies real soon.
     
  2. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if your humidity goes way down then yes very quickly add some water. Also depends on what incubator you have some have plugs on top for venting. If you have those plugs (my are red) then you can pull one of those out and use a straw to add water. But this all depends on what kind of incubator you have.
     
  3. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is my incubator
     
  4. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is there a way you can add water with out taking lid off? If not then quickly take lid off some just to add more water then close.
     
  5. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would need to take off lid to do it. how long roughly do i have. like how long would be the time to take off lid and put in water.
     
  6. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is really no set time. I would just do it as quick as possible. But only do it when humidity gets really low.
     
  7. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok cool like below 50% add water??????
     
  8. CluckAcres

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    No anything below like 30%
     
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  10. tashtash

    tashtash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG im on day 18 I've just come home from shopping and i can hear chirping i looked and i got a little crack in the egg. im so excited can't wait.
     

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