do I add water while they are hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gapeachy, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    should I add more watcher to bator while they are hatching?
     
  2. Whats your humidity reading in the incubator ? When the chicks hatch it will increase your humidity as well.

    During hatch only if its a have too case , if you have pips , you need to make your water a lil warmer than normal before putting it in one of the holes slowly.
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    IMHO during the hatch is the most critical time to have the hum% up.

    Yes, add water if needed.

    do not open the bator though.

    pour water through a straw or tubing through one of the vent holes..

    chickens should be 60% at hatching

    geese and ducks even more %...
     

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