Genesis Hova 1588 lockdown/Hatching question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by diinman, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. diinman

    diinman Out Of The Brooder

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    I get so confused. I set humidity about 45 to 48 % in my Genesis Hova 1588. It says to stay around 65% humidity for hatching/lockdown period, however, I read so many posts where they go a higher humidity for hatching. My temps have been mainataining around 99. My humidity went up to 75%. I notice some humidity droplets built up inside of my incubator just at the corners, not the whole window. Wondering if should open the red vent to lower the humidity or if some condensation is normal. I hope they did not drown. This is day 20 and I still don't hear anything or see anything. Does anyone else use a hova 1588? So afraid I will have the humidity too low or too high. geesh!
     
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    diinman Out Of The Brooder

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    heard a chirping tonight. humidity is at 73% now. can i take water out some how to lower the humidity to 70 % at least?
     

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