hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bluemaranman, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. bluemaranman

    bluemaranman New Egg

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    how long can hatched chicks stat in incubator before removing. I dont want to open door so humidity stays high.
     
  2. caw555

    caw555 Out Of The Brooder

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    24 hours
     
  3. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I leave the chicks in the incubator until they are dry, then I move them to the brooder or under a broody hen if I have one.
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016
  4. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you go to remove, get them out as quickly as possible to avoid humidity drop. Use a few warm wet rags to bump the humidity back up to 65-75%.
     

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