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Day one in the incubator. How do I increase the humidity?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by onemotherslove, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    U might want to lower the humidity I wouldn't say they are doomed but hey could drown if u don't lower the humidity
     
  2. onemotherslove

    onemotherslove Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought a large air sack meant the humidity was too low??
     
  3. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Large air sack means to high the air sack will get smaller when the humidity is high it will get large when it's to low it will be small
     
  4. onemotherslove

    onemotherslove Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry, but with no punctuation in this comment, I have absolutely no idea what you're saying. [​IMG]
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you re-candle them and mark their air cells with a pencil? Then then post pictures of them?

    -Kathy
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I think what they mean is:

    Humidity too low = large air cell
    Humidity too high = small air cell

    -Kathy
     
  7. onemotherslove

    onemotherslove Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, Kathy.
     
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    X2. -Kathy
     
  9. onemotherslove

    onemotherslove Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, this is one of my eggs. Khaki Campbell, day 6. The air sack is huge and oddly shaped. They're in an automatic turner.
     
  10. onemotherslove

    onemotherslove Out Of The Brooder

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    I candled another that had no veins and a tiny air sack, kind of even color across the board. So I'm guessing that one was not fertile. My pair is not super affectionate, so I wasn't sure how many would be fertile.
     

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