High humidy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by reit38, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. reit38

    reit38 In the Brooder

    Mar 6, 2017
    This is my first time trying to hatch using incubator. Thought I had everything running great but realized my 4th day in I've had my humidy at 70% and not 50%. I have tried soaking up some of the water to try and lower it down around 50% now.

    Is it too little too late?
  2. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

    Sep 29, 2014
    New Zealand
    Not too late at all - it's very early days yet and don't forget to candle and track the air cell growth as that's a much better indicator that you've got the humidity right than relying on a number that doesn't fit everyone in every situation. It's surface area that affects humidity so you need to have less water surface area in contact with the air. In my cheap incubator I can't use the water wells initially as that makes the humidity too high (even just filling one) so I just use a small cup of water.
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