how to lower humidity

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  1. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok , i think my chicks have been drowning in the egg so how do i lower the humidity its a 70% right now
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Not sure what type if incubator you are using but if it has vent plugs, you can pull them out to help lower the humidity.

    What day are your eggs on?


    Dawn
     
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Yep open vents, to lower it.
     
  4. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    if you are using a little giant or something similar with water troughs. put a stack of kleenex in there to soak up any water in there. take out a little at a time and open the vent plugs. that should help. You can also open up one of the plastic windows at the top to let a lot of the humidity out without loosing too much heat
     
  5. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rower model 11400-3 never pluged the vents in the first place
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    What day are you on?
     
  7. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    day 17
     
  8. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my other 2 eggs died:(
     

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