help on Lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ladyomaha, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. ladyomaha

    ladyomaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just put 5 Chicken and 5 ducks in lockdown, What is the Humidity supposed to be, I dont want to DROWN my babies. Also the temp is at 99 and humidity is running at 52%, to high, To low? HELP dont want to loose these lil ones
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually bump my humidity up to about 75% during lockdown.

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  3. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep mine up around 70-75RH. You won't drown them during lockdown, they're formed at this point. It keep them from becoming shrink wrapped which will happen if you RH drops to low during your lockdown.
     

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