Decrease humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickfever, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can I decrease humidity in my bator? I'm having a horrible time with my homemade worm bator not keeping temps up so I'm going to switch to my bros until I can find one of my own for a good price (I hope!!). The humidity is 65% with NO water. Any idea how I can get it to go down?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    More ventilation will bring the humidity down. Can you try adding more vent holes and see if that helps? Or a dehumidifier or alternate location for the room the incubator is in.

    Jody
     
  3. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since it's my brother's, I don't want to create more holes. What if I just lift a corner of the plastic window? Would that help? I know that the heater will have to work harder, but I'm running out of options [​IMG].

    Different room....would love to but I have it in the only room that the kids can't get to. I can't find our dehumidifier but I put our air purifier in there hoping it might help a little....

    Thanks!
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yeah, cracking the door would work to increase ventilation. Good luck!
     

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