Egg Carton Method and Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mediazeal, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Has anyone noticed the paper egg cartons effecting the humidity in any way? Do they suck up more moisture so it needs to be higher or do you think that evens out very early on?

    My eggs have arrived!!!
    I have an egg carton lid in my incubator now (it was running without egg cartons for the last 24 hours).

    I'll set the eggs tomorrow but wondered if anyone had info on this. I'd like to use the cartons for the first 18 days, assuming they will fit in the Brinsea 20.
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    I've heard that the paper pulp ones can effect humidity... and that the foam ones are less likely to. I use the paper pulp style ones and I haven't really noticed a difference.
  3. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    They may affect it a little at first but once they equalize all is fine.
    I wouldn't be concerned at all unless they become wet.

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