high humidity but, no water etc.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emjay, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    I am watching my eggs hatch as we speak, my humidity is high 70's, yet, I see no water in the troughs. should I add water?

    as well the temp, is dropping to 97.8, should i leave that alone too ?

    will they be okay in there until the hatch is done with all the egg shell empties and yolk yuckies??
  2. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    Humidity is probably ok. How many do you have in there? Keep an eye on it. As long as there are active hatching the humidity should be high enough.

    Temp looks spot on to me.

    They will be fine with all the yuckies.[​IMG] Keep them in there until they fluff out. And post some pics of your new babies![​IMG]
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    Can you add water through the air holes via a tube or straw?

    I'd not open it during hatching.
  4. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    Quote:there will be many pics when they come out of bator to the brooder. they are so cute. all different colors.

    i have 13 hatched now, with 27 to go. they are hatching pretty quick .
  5. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2010
    essexville, michigan
    sounds to me like everything is ok.
  6. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    I just want to grab the empties out, poor things are tripping on them all over the place.

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