Finally!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hypnofrogstevie, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    My eggs cam in at 3:30pm

    When is it safe for them to go in the bator?

    BTW: All 15 made it safe and sound. My fave mail lady brought them
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Let them sit out and come up to room temps and I'd say by 10:30 or 11 p.m., they can go in.
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    my new hygrometer is weird. floor level in bator it said 97.5F and humidity was 60%. i put it on top of eggs and it went up to 100.7F and humidity was 54%
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That's because at floor level, where the water is, the humidity would be slightly higher. Same with temps. Heat rises, so at the top of the bator, temps could be slightly higher.
     
  5. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    I think my hygrometer is way off. I had it at 60% and it was raining in the bator. Guess I need a new one. [​IMG]
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    thanks Cyn. i have my hygrometer standing this time. it never falls standing.
     
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Is there any way I can tape it up to the side of the bator?
     
  8. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    Happy Hatching!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Thanks. I hope I will have a few babies
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Not sure about taping it, but people have done it. You dont want to cover anything that has to do with the sensor.
     

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