How do ya lower humidity

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bhazell123, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. bhazell123

    bhazell123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally got my incubator to the right temp but the humidity is kinda high any ideas to lower it
     
  2. MommaOrp

    MommaOrp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If theres a water container or compartment, maybe try and lessen the water content?
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Take out one of the vent plugs.
     
  4. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:+1

    more air flow = lower humidity... Bill
     
  5. bhazell123

    bhazell123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya mean the closed jar of water I have no open containers and I wiped the whole thing dry still to humid and I also have alot of holes lol still to high
     
  6. Little_Bigfoot

    Little_Bigfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    get a new hygrometer? if your incubator is dry and still reading high humidity either re-calibrate or get a new one.
     
  7. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:X2

    BTW WHAT EXACTLY IS YOUR HUMIDITY READING?
     
  8. bhazell123

    bhazell123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2

    BTW WHAT EXACTLY IS YOUR HUMIDITY READING?

    It was aroud 73 to 85
     
  9. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator are you using?

    Is your hydrometer calibrated?

    Are any eggs in the bator yet?-- if yes -- since when?

    Sorry so many questions but we need to know more ,so we can give you more tips.

    I have a genessis 1588 if I need to lower humidity I just remove the vent plug
    if this doesnt work than I open the top and find a way to keep one side open until humudity drops.
     
  10. bhazell123

    bhazell123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It's a hOmemade one I just made so I bought the thermometer from walmart that had both I just put quail eggs in it this afternoon [​IMG] and where I live is pretty humid already lol someone suggested rice do I'm trying that
     
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