how long till they dry off?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rhythmicgoldfish, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so one of my chicks hatched 8 hours ago and the other hatched during the night but they are both still wet my humidity was 86 because their membraine was dry i just took out some of the damp cloths but ... how long shold it take to dry off?
     
  2. chickn

    chickn Away for a bit

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    if you have your brooder set up and its toasty in there i would set them in there to dry
    i dont have any answers as far as the humidity, sorry
     
  3. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cant set the brooder up for another 5 hours when my dh gets home with the car
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    With the high humidity in the hatcher, sometimes they stay wet a long time. It won't hurt them to stay in the incubator for 24 to 48 hours.
     

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