ease of humidity regulation in incubators

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RS, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. RS

    RS Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking for a good quality incubator. I am borrowing a suro right now. It is so easy set it and go. I also have a hovabator and still do not have the humidity regulated after two days.
    How difficult is it to get the humidity correct in a sportsmen or a dickey?
     
  2. Fireraven0613

    Fireraven0613 Out Of The Brooder

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    It might not be the bator that's the issue. It's naturally much drier in the winter time and that can affect humidity. I had a really hard time keeping my bator at least 50% these last couple weeks and that was with the 3 troughs full.
     
  3. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    Mine (havo 1588) needed water added more often in yhe past few weeks, compared to the previous 2 hatches.
    Winter is dry!
     
  4. RS

    RS Out Of The Brooder

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    I am just wondering how easy it is to initially regulate the humidity of a sportsman? Is there a lot of monkeying around and testing? The surcom is fully automatic.
     

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