Day 19--humidity dropped to 51% should I put a sponge in there?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by maus, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Again, Im a first time hatcher, and nervous as all heck! No peeps or pips yet, but the humidity appears to have dropped. Before I open the bator and mess everything up, what do you all think I should do? Humidity should be higher than 51% shouldnt it? Help!
     
  2. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    60 - 70% humidity for the last 3 days is good. I kept mine at 65%. Can you add water through the vent hole using a straw and syringe? I did it that way during the last 3 days so I wouldn't have to open the top.
     
  3. maus

    maus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I wouldnt have thought of that. I just did it, and now the humidity is up to 61%. [​IMG]
     
  4. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Glad you got it up. Best of luck with your hatch!
     

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