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

    Oct 21, 2008
    Rome Ga
    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 Chicken Obsessed

    Oct 16, 2008
    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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