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How to fix humidity and what to do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hennyhandler, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. Hennyhandler

    Hennyhandler SilkieJax

    Jun 10, 2009
    I am on the 24th day if incubation and my egg still has not hatched. I candled before lockdown and I could see movement but I pulled her out on day 23 and there wasn't anything and just now I did again and there is still nothing. I am thinking that there is not going to be a hatch especially since I have not seen any movement, pipping, rocking or anything else. Should I give up?

    I could see how the lockdown could have screwed it up because I was having trouble with the humidity. This brings up my next question. I could get the humidity up easily but it would fall easily as well. It would be at 75% and then it would go down to 40%. I could get it to go up but the problem is in a three or so hours it would be back down. It couldn't hold the humidity. What do you suppose the problem was? And how should I fix it? I have an LG which during the first 18 days worked like a charm and still did at the last but there is something I am just not getting right I am thinking.

  2. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Songster

    Sep 3, 2009
    Montague, MI
    Sounds like the lid wasn't on tight for whatever reason. Don't know.

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