First timer here!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lovingchicks, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. lovingchicks

    lovingchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I am placing some eggs in the incubator today! I am very excited but have heard many different stories. I am trying to hatch Easter eggers and Black Copper Marans. What setting work best for everyone? 97-101 degrees? Humidity 50%?
     
  2. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator are you using? Type can impact temperature. For a forced air, you'd want a temp of 99.5. Still air should be around 101.

    I prefer to use dry incubation, and keep the humidity around 35-40% under lockdown, then bump it up to 80%.
     
  3. lovingchicks

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    ours is forced air. thanks!
     

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