High humidity dry incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Island Juli, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. Island Juli

    Island Juli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A little worried...day 10 and my aircells look smaller than I would like.

    Problem is, with no water in the wells I'm running 39-40% humidity. I have the Brinsea mini advance. How do I bring down the humidity to see some better air cell development??

    I live in Hawaii, humidity runs 80-100% all day, every day.

    Thanks for any help. I set 7, and so far all 7 look good, lots of movement seen, just smallish aircells. They are getting bigger, but ever so slightly so.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Did you calibrate your hygrometer to be sure its giving an accurate reading? At 39-40%, your eggs should be loosing a pretty good amount of moisture. Dry rice is great for absorbing excess humidity. Good luck!
     

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