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Humididty? help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wolftalk, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Wolftalk

    Wolftalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how should i go about humidityizing my eggs? i rescuced them 2 hrs ago from a cannibal hen. (after finding 5 dead chicks) their heat should be fine.
    what do you recromend? squirt bottle? wet my finger and rub it onto the shell?
    oh and the eggs should hatch any time now! yay! but i was just wondering!
    thanks!
     
  2. builderone

    builderone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't wet them just put a water dish in the bator to get the humidity up. mayby hang a wet cloth to help it get up there quick. just my .02
    Chad
     
  3. ContessaKris

    ContessaKris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hopefully you have them in an incubator and a jar or pan of water with a sponge will work just fine. Humidity should be up around 70-8-% if you have a humidity gauge. If you don't have an incubator I'd suggest getting them under a hot desk lamp, with a thermometer to regulate the temp to 99-100.

    Good luck! [​IMG]
     

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