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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by patandchickens, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Randomly browsing, found an OMAFRA page reporting on some "Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference, 2007" that gives 55-65% as a target humidity to try not to exceed. Probably this is for commercial barns. But still. I know some people have been looking for A Number. So, there ya go [​IMG]

    Pat, aware there may be other numbers out there too, but passing this on as a data point
     

  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Interesting. Wonder what mine is? It never occurred to me that there would be a "number".
     
  3. Is anyone using a meter or can recommend one?

    (thanks, Pat)[​IMG]
     
  4. Thank you Pat!! I've been looking for this number a very long time!![​IMG]

    Ma
     
  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    Lynne,

    Look over in the Incubating section of the forum, there are threads on which brands of hygrometers are more accurate and dependable than others [​IMG]

    Pat
     

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