How low can the humidity be in a bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mavrik, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Mavrik

    Mavrik Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    My hydrometer has been reading wrong and been running the humidity too high and on day 11 the air cell hasn't got any larger than freshly laid. I want to safely drop the humidity as low as possible to try to catch up.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I wouldn't let the humidity get below 20%... but I always do "dry hatches"... I live in AZ!!! [​IMG]

    Good luck!
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013

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