High Humidity??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MrPurdy37, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. MrPurdy37

    MrPurdy37 New Egg

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    I have no water in my incubator but it's still reading at 68%??? HELP!!!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    The link @CTKen gave you is an excellent place for your incubator problem question -- when you post there be sure to include the model of the incubator as the potential causes and fixes for the humidity issue may be specific to the type of incubator you are using. You may also want to include what type of eggs you are hatching, how many you have in the incubator, what day you are on, etc -- essentially, provide as much information as you can
     
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  4. MrPurdy37

    MrPurdy37 New Egg

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    Thank you very much I posted hopefully someone can help!!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Is your climate high humidity? And/or the room the incubator is very humid? Do you only have one hygrometer? Maybe it isn't accurate. Are you seeing condensation form in the incubator ?
     
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  6. MrPurdy37

    MrPurdy37 New Egg

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    Yes climate is very high and I just moved into a new house so I'm thinking maybe this house is more humid if I tape off a couple of the vent holes on the incubator would that help? Or is that a bad idea??
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, MrPurdy37, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined our community! As a hatching rookie I defer to the experts - but I wish you well in your hatching efforts and thank you for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  8. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope you get the answers you need on the Incubating/Hatching forum. Best of luck to you!
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Howdy, and welcome to the flock! Glad you decided to join us, please make yourself at home here and enjoy BYC! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under MrPurdy37 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, I have no experience with incubators, just broody hens but I wish you all the best with the hatch.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     

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