Help with Humidity!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dirty Dozen, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Dirty Dozen

    Dirty Dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in lockdown. I couldn't get humidity past 57. Kept adding water. I put spongy liner on top of wire. Maybe that's it? Pulled some of the liner back, added a sponge & sprayed eggs with water. Humidity shot up to 86! Pulled out 2 plugs, put liner back. 2 hours later it was 68. Repeated spraying & sponge, back up to 86! I have a hovabator. When liner covered wire, I kept adding water & nothing happened. Any ideas? Thanx! Vera
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:The 68 was fine. I keep mine between 60 and 70% for the last 3 days. I never spray my hatching eggs.
     

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