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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stone_family3, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bator has been set for two days and it's holding steady at 99 degrees and 22-35% humidity.

    So I'm looking to set on the 7th, just 4-8 eggs.
     
  2. Rainwolf

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    sounds good! I would have a higher humidity but that is just me.... Humidity is a highly debated topic in hatching.
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw a few posts about keeping it low during the first 18 days and then upping it for the last 3 to 60+%
     
  4. pawtraitart

    pawtraitart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great to me! I personally would be very happy with those readings.
     
  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good! I'm hoping to get get some breed variety from some locals. I would love some EEs, welsummers and marans.
     
  6. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

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    Yes Humidity is a high debate so just know some go "dry" (lower then 40%) to start and up to 65% to finish.
    Some go 65% to start then 85% to finish
    Some do 65% through the whole thing....
    I go with 50%-65% to start and 65%-75% to finish....

    Watch the eggs... if they start to lose water to fast (air bubble gets to large to fast) then you will need to up humidity.

    I think the humidity is all based on peoples area that they live in. so it is subject to much variations.
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  7. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. I'm so excited.
     

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