How things are going so far......and a few more questions :D

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by guineafowlguy, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. guineafowlguy

    guineafowlguy Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 9, 2013
    When i first bought my cabinet incubator (The Brensia Ova Easy 190) I was going to fill a tray every week so i would have a constant hatch.

    What ended up happening was I filled up 2 trays the first week and the third a few days ago. lol

    I have hit day 18 for the first 2 trays so I stopped turning and bumped the humidity up to about 62%.

    I candled and took out the yolkers. Everyone else looks good :)

    Now questions :D

    1st: Stopping the turning for week 1 also stops the turning for week 2. Is there anything to worry about?

    2nd: Bumping the humidity up bumps it up for all eggs. Again is there anything to worry about?

    3rd: Has anyone tried the cooling feature? It is supposed to be like the hen getting up off the nest to get water and food and come back.

    Only problem is it is in my basement were it is a constant 60 degrees. Also how long would you suggest I leave it on?

    4th: My basement is really dry so when I opened the vent so the chicks could breath when they start hatching the humidity went way down.

    The only way I could get it up to 60% humidity was to leave it open 1/4 of the way. The manual said the minimum was 1/3.

    What do you guys think?

    Last edited: Feb 2, 2013

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