High Altitude Incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mylilchix, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. mylilchix

    mylilchix Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've been wondering if altitude affects incubating eggs or if there are any tricks to have successful hatches at a higher altitude? We live at 8500ft. and the biggest thing I'm finding is difficulty keeping the humidity up. I seem to have to add water every day. Noy sure how things will go once we hit day 18!! Thanks for any insight.

    Sonja
     
  2. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a member named Buster (BYC forum name) hatches at high altitude and has had good luck.
    I believe he incubates at higher humdities than us "low landers" do,
    Do a search on the topic, maybe you'll see some his posts.
    Carolyn
     

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