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Dry incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Basschicken, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. Basschicken

    Basschicken Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 19, 2015
    Ok I've decided I want to use the dry incubation method. And I was wondering if I'm doing it right. From what I read you are supposed to rely on the humidity in the room is that correct .if so my humidity thermometer says its 50 percent humidity is that a good level ?
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    What is the humidity in the bator? Yes, basically you are relying on the ambient humidity, but you track the humidity in the bator. I use the "dry" method or low humidity method. I run dry as long as my bator stays above 25%. I prefer 30%. If my bator doesn't hold at least 25% I add a wet sponge which usually holds my humidity at 30% in the bator and I keep tabs on the air cells. Here's a better description of how I use the method: http://letsraisechickens.weebly.com...anuals-understanding-and-controlling-humidity
  3. vvvsasdfas

    vvvsasdfas New Egg

    Oct 9, 2015

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