hatching and the humidity is high

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BRYAN662, May 10, 2009.

  1. BRYAN662

    BRYAN662 Out Of The Brooder

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    every thing was perfect unitl it started raining. we started hatchinig last night humidity was 60 hatched nine and now since it started raining th humidity is 75. several are left to hatch. i am keeping the window on the incubator cracked thats the only way i can keep it at 75 if i shut the widow its runs up higher. suggestions? also i am putting a dry sponge i n to see if it helps.
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    75 isn't necessarily bad. If cracking the window in the bator works, keep doing it. You might also try turning on the AC in the house to remove some humidity if needed.
     
  3. BRYAN662

    BRYAN662 Out Of The Brooder

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    one other question. the chicks are moving the unhatched eggs around alot. is this ok. several have been cracked for about 5 hrs
     
  4. Crickett

    Crickett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the other chicks tend to kick the late bloomers around a lot. They will be fine.
     

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