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How to raise the humidity in my incubator?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by buddy oakes, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. buddy oakes

    buddy oakes New Egg

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    How to raise the humidity in my incubator? I can't it over 43%
     
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    If its one of them from Tractor Supply you could probably put in in the bottom of the river and it would not get over 43% if you are using the built in meter. If its not one of them---what is it and how are you trying to raise the humidity? Humidity will go up the more water surface you add---if you are using a good meter.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sorry I am no experience with incubators.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Best of luck with your hatch, redsoxs has given you some good links to check out.
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    When you check back in--let me know I will help you.
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under buddy oakes [​IMG] Welcome!

    As I have no experience with incubators and you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
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  8. buddy oakes

    buddy oakes New Egg

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    Yep - it's a tractor supply the 3200 on. How critical is the humidity? I'm getting the eggs from "my pet chicken" this is a project that my grandson wanted to do. He is 9 yr old and just starting FFA. We have plenty of room and already have 3 olive eggers Layimg chickens and a very/loud rooster. If any of these hatch can I put them in the pen with the rest of themthafter them feather out. Back to the humidity- I have read to put a wet sponge in with the eggs will help. - thanks for your help.
     
  9. buddy oakes

    buddy oakes New Egg

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    I can't seem ton keep the humidity in my item number 3200 incubator between 55/60 degrees that I got from tractor supply. Is more or less humidity better or worse ? Help.
     

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