Hovabator humidity help?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Morri, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Morri

    Morri what's quackalackin?

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    okay so i have given some emergency eggs that were abandoned by the mother duck that a friend owns...... i have the temp in my hovabator 1586 picture window model at 37.5 and am not sure how to get the humidity up too 55%..

    i usually use a humidity guage but it broke in my last hatch... i shall aquire another one after work today but until them how many trays should i fill to keep the humidity at 55%??

    I currently only have the middle one filled...

    thanks for any help!?

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  2. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The middle is all the instruction say to use until lock down then you fill them all.
     
  3. Morri

    Morri what's quackalackin?

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    Thanks Jessie! [​IMG]
     
  4. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The humidity in mine went up to 59% today and all I did was remove one of the red plugs for a few hours and when the humidity dropped back to 51% I put the plug back in.
     

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