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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by john in wa, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. john in wa

    john in wa Songster

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    My eggs are due to hatch the on the 8th sunday will be the last time i need to turn them. do i need to bring the humidity up then or wait till they are closer to hatch time. thank you
     

  2. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Songster

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    On day 18 stop turning eggs and up the humidity to 60-70% humidity. After that, don't open that bator. [​IMG]
    Good luck with the babies.
     
  3. john in wa

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    ok thank you. will close it up and only open to add water.
     
  4. Riocotesei

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    No problem! Good Luck [​IMG]
     
  5. GaNewChick

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    Can you feed the water to it without opening?
     
  6. john in wa

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    I seen a post where some one made a couple new holes in the incubator and used clear tubing to fill the water trays think i will do the same.i also have another ? a lady dropped of some of those Easter egger eggs for me with the wife today. she said they are fertile and she has had them stored about 3 days. i would like to put them in the incubator but don't know if the high humidity will hurt them and don't want to be opening the incubator to turn them. i have black copper marans eggs in the incubator now and as you all know they are not cheap. my options are 1 cook the Easter eggers 2 buy another incubator 3 buy a auto egg turner but don't know if the high humidity will hurt the new eggs.

    as always thank you
     

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