Egg weight loss. How much per week?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by mitch324, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. mitch324

    mitch324 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last year I did not keep track of the weight loss of my eggs but this I'd like to do a better job monitoring th humidity. Does any know what my target should be from week to week.

    I'm getting the incubator set for 97 to 97.5 and 25% humidity.
     
  2. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Mine were around 7-10 grams a week
    Sao started 545g hatch 470g
    Neso started 580g hatch 518g
    Big Bird started 590g hatched 520g

    I had data on 22 eggs from last season that hatched and they all were in that same ballpark.
     
  3. kimfeatherfriends123

    kimfeatherfriends123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you add water to your incubator? When I add any humidity goes to high???
     
  4. foulman007

    foulman007 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would leave a small 6 oz glass of water in the incubator refilling as needed.
     

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