first egg hatched-should I adjust humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mener6896, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. mener6896

    mener6896 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my first chick is out, and this raised the humidity to 88%, should I take out the red plug in my incubator to lower the humidity for the other eggs?
     
  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually pull it out as soon as the first one hatches. It does help to lower the humidity, but more importantly, it allows some fresh air intake for the newly hatched chicks.

    Goodluck!
     

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