High humidity in my incubator

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by colby and Rj, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. colby and Rj

    colby and Rj New Egg

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    I've just started incubating chicken eggs and for the first 3 days the humidity has been high around 70% are my eggs still ok? No water has been added to the incubator
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :) Try posting in the "Incubating & Hatching Eggs" section.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you live in a very humid climate? Or is the location of your incubator in a very humid room ( bathroom, basement ????) I have never incubated eggs but folks on the incubation threads should be able to get you through this - maybe your incubator has controls to open or close which would cut some of the humidity.
     
  4. cecornwe

    cecornwe Out Of The Brooder

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    My humidity isn't near that high, although I live in Indiana.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope that posting as advised will help you get the answers you are looking for. Like DD, I have no experience using incubators either.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    In addition to the forum on incubating/hatching, there are a lot of articles on the subject in the Learning Center...those might be of help to you.

    Good luck!
     

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