First Time Incubating Dry- What's your lowest successful humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Griffin Nest, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I incubated dry at 20%. Was that too low? What are your humidities when you dry incubate? Mine are due to hatch tomorrow.
     
  2. Barredacauna

    Barredacauna Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched my two chicks at only 16% haha im a bad parent [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never add water to mine until day 18...then I just fill the spots. Never used anything to check humidity!

    Good Luck on your hatch!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:how many eggs did you set?
     
  5. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you live in a humid area?
     
  6. HollywoodHillsHens

    HollywoodHillsHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am interested too - live in Los Angeles, and have been hovering between the 20s with a dip into the teens.

    AND...can an air sac be too large ever??

    Thanks!
     
  7. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yeah im scared that it was too low! i live about 30 mintes away from LA [​IMG] they are due to hatch TOMORROW and i dont see pip or movememnt or nothing
     
  8. Kbagwell1

    Kbagwell1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you live in a humid area?

    I live in Augusta, GA...its pretty humid, I'd say. Usually around 20-30% on an average day...

    I've had great hatch rates too! I have NEVER put water in before day 18!
     
  9. Taylorhens

    Taylorhens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do you mean you actually went all the way through hatch at 16%? Or did you add water at day 18 to up it during lockdown/hatch?
     
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    what can happen if its to high
     

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