Hatching temps and humidity for Bantams

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by debbruther, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. debbruther

    debbruther In the Brooder

    Aug 25, 2013
    I have read a ton of different opinions on humidity and hatching temps. I just lost a whole hatch (18 eggs) in a still air LG. I have added a fan and have more eggs to go in tomorrow and have a lot of anxiety over this. They are silkies and serama's. Is there a "perfect" temp and humidity?

  2. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Crowing

    Jan 24, 2014
    Buffalo Wyoming
    My incubator is factory preset at 100 degrees. The recommended humidity is 45 to 55% for incubating and 55 to 65% for hatching.
    These settings should work for all chicken eggs. I hatch bantam and full size eggs together.

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