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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wilcock, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. wilcock

    wilcock Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi to you all, newbie here from the england.
    Having probs with my incubator fitted a fan today and now suffering from condensation on the glass on the lid. Didnt have it before. Struggled to get past 47% humidity, have a bowl of water with a sponge in it and another sponge. Any help would be great.
    Alan
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]you could do a search for DIU incubators- i know there are very many talented people on here, mechanically inclined etc. and they post from info. on how they made them, fans they used etc.

    You could also start a new thread "Condensation problems with DIU incubator. Assistance needed."
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    If you have condensation, your humidity should be higher than that. Have you calibrated your hygrometer to check its accuracy?
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Alan, welcome to BYC, and good luck with resolving the humidity problem.
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Best of luck [​IMG]
     
  8. wilcock

    wilcock Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply, no not checked the meter as am waiting for a new one to arrive, in the meantime i have re positioned it as it was in the direct flow from the fan and i am thinking that the fan was drying the meter so not record. ???????
     

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