How To Raise Hum in a FULL 'Bator?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PineBurrowPeeps, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. Okay, here's my delimma... My LG still air is full of eggs.
    With all three wells in the bottom full of water my Hum still will not go over 56%. How can I raise it for hatch?
    I know people talk about sponges and things but I assume you're talking on the rack? I have no room on my rack! [​IMG] Last time I stuff it full of eggs like this!
     
  2. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most people use water that is in a sponge
     
  3. Master S.M.C

    Master S.M.C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a humidifer that could help
     
  4. joshua.w.garner

    joshua.w.garner On a time out

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    I have 3 dozen in mine and as you can see I have a rolled up t-shirt I keep soaked for addisional humidity. If it wont fit remove some eggs and put it under the wire.

    Very Respectfully,
    Joshua Garner
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    can you stand the sponge on its side , like aganist the side of the bator? and wet the sponge with hot water..it will help bring up the humidity also..good luck!..
     
  6. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have no room for a sponge and do not have a humidifier, you could put the bator in your bathroom take a hot shower and close the door. This will only keep it up for a short time though. I would opt for buying a inexpensive humidifier at a discount store.
     
  7. joshua.w.garner

    joshua.w.garner On a time out

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    OH OH just had a thought use some push pins and attach sponges to the sides of your lid!

    V/R,
    Joshua Garner
     
  8. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    joshua.w.garner :

    http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a13/bluehorsehc/060.jpg

    I have 3 dozen in mine and as you can see I have a rolled up t-shirt I keep soaked for addisional humidity. If it wont fit remove some eggs and put it under the wire.

    Very Respectfully,
    Joshua Garner

    Not to get off subject, but those are great looking eggs.​
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Probably won't help this time, but you could put a small bowl under the wire (I use a small margarine bowl, cut down to fit) and put a sponge or paper towel in that.
     
  10. joshua.w.garner

    joshua.w.garner On a time out

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    Quote:Not to get off subject, but those are great looking eggs.

    Thank You they cam from user "Bargain" Nancy in Bowdon, GA
     

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