drowning point?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by L*A*G*, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    what is the drowning point of humidity 4 your bator?
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ooh GOOD question!....[​IMG]
     
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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  4. HorseFeathers

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  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:were waiting for the hatching Guru's to answer....[​IMG]
     
  6. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay... I give!!!

    and believe me, I'M NO GURU!!!!

    I am new and have never had a chick drown (yet), but I also used dry incubation.

    There is a TON of information on multiple, MULTIPLE threads, here at BYC, if you use "search" plus "humidity" I bet you wil get, say, 8 zillion results (but no clear, definitive answer [​IMG])... A LOT of people posting on those threads name their numbers, and talk about their results, VERY MUCH including chicks that have drowned in the egg!!!
     
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  7. Chicken Woman

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    Come on I am going to be sick eating all of this ! [​IMG] I don't even like popcorn ! [​IMG]
     
  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] I'm no guru and I'm certainly not that scientific so I'll wait for the answer too. [​IMG]
     
  9. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am far from a guru that is for sure. But I have read a lot and hatched some. I think the answer is unknown. There has been a lot of information on here about chics drowning at high humidity, and others claim great success at the same humidity that other fear they drown them. I have had better luck at lower humidity with a little more air flow. I beleive that the science of in home hatching is relatively un explored and most use what has worked for them in the past.
     
  10. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
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    how about i put a gallon of salt in all that popcorn [​IMG]
    kinda like this..
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