HELP!!!! humidity TO HIGH

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yarnammurt, May 13, 2009.

  1. yarnammurt

    yarnammurt Out Of The Brooder

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    The humidity in my bator is running 70% relative. We've had about 16 1/2 inchs rain in the last 9 days. I have tryed every thing. I'v even taken the water out and it still runs high. I am on day 5 with the hatch so I dont know if it is hurting the eggs or not. I've closed of the room and turned the heat on to try and dry the air out but no go. I was thinking I could put a bowl of rice in the bottom to dry it out but I dont know if it will hurt or not so I need some help any Ideals PLEASE.
    Thanks
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Are these chicken eggs? If so, are your air holes open? If not open them. Do you have a fan in your bator? They help move the air around. Can you crack the lid a little to help remove some of humidity? Good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. yarnammurt

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    Yes, chicken eggs. Vents open. Fans blowing. Don't know what to do![​IMG]
     

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