how do I get humidity in my home made bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Berynn, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    Oct 13, 2007
    I am going to try hatching eggs. what do I need to buy to get the humidity in my bator?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    A pie pan for the bottom. Just any source of water.
     
  3. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I had a homemade bator that I used a pudding cup full of water near the heat source (light bulb in that case).

    We have wood heat during the winter and things can get really dry, there were times last year I struggled with humidity issues. I found a wash cloth or paper towel soaking wet and put in a far corner helped to keep humidity up too.

    Good luck

    Julie
     
  4. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    I'm using a pan that goes under a small plant pot.
     

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