Hovabator humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JimnJanet, May 1, 2008.

  1. JimnJanet

    JimnJanet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm using and older model 1582 hovabator. Anyone know what humidity (relative) i want for my chicken eggs ?
    Thanx, jim
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Humidity should be from 40-50 % raise it to 65-70% when hatching.
     
  3. JimnJanet

    JimnJanet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanx Chelsea, i can't git it below 63% and it's dry in there. dang !!
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Do you have any vents you can open up?
     
  5. JimnJanet

    JimnJanet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes Katy i do, i'll give that a try, thanx.
     

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