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Hova Betor 1588 Genesis

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sandi K, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Sandi K

    Sandi K New Egg

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    I just purchased a Hova Bator and filled the outer ring with water (as per the directions) I have not put in my eggs yet, however, I can't seem to get the humidity below 64%. Will the humidity decrease when I add the eggs? I'm going to try removing more of the water.
     
  2. AVHalls

    AVHalls Out Of The Brooder

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    Does it have plugs that you can remove?
     
  3. Sandi K

    Sandi K New Egg

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    Yes, it has one. I was afraid that this would cause the temperature to go down.
     
  4. AVHalls

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    The plugs are mainly to regulate the humidity, you might have to adjust the temperature a bit but as long as the room the incubator is in stays at stable temperature it will be okay.
     
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  5. Sandi K

    Sandi K New Egg

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    tyvm - I pulled the plug a little while ago and the humidity is going down [​IMG] the heater is just working a little harder to maintain the temperature - but so far so good.

    Thanks again
     
  6. AVHalls

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    Great! Good luck ;)
     

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