HELP!!!! I can not get the humidity high enough

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DALBERT, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a little giant still air incubator. One of the two plugs is still in and with all the water trays filled I can only get the humidity to 38%. Any ideas????
     
  2. gervais22

    gervais22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for me i spray inside until it's the right humidity
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    try and plug the other hole--?
     
  4. bumpershoot

    bumpershoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    wet a sponge and put it in
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Try another hygrometer. With all the water trays filled, I find it hard to believe the reading is accurate.
     
  6. killer

    killer Chillin' With My Peeps

    what day are you on?
     
  7. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    I am on day 17. This is a seperate incubator that I am trying to get ready for tommorow.
     
  8. xpButtercup

    xpButtercup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had the same issue with my LG, all the wells filled and humidity barely at 30% ... I added a damp washcloth and that has gotten me in the 40s. A couple of them, or damp sponge, etc. might help. Good luck!
     
  9. DALBERT

    DALBERT Out Of The Brooder

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    I added 4 small watering pans, two sponges, and two small glasses on top and still cannot get the humidty above 45%.
     
  10. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:me too I even put an empty duck egg filled with water in there and it still will only go as high as 40
     

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