Humidity after chicks hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gitlost80, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

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    Both of my chicks have hatched and are wet. My humidity is at 81%, can I open the lid and swipe my wet rags outta there real quick?
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, you need to get the humidity lower or they will take forever to dry. [​IMG]
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    If all the chicks have hatched, yes, no problem. If you still have eggs to hatch, don't get too impatient. My humidity usually gets up in the mid to upper 80's when chicks start to hatch and stays up there. They eventually dry.
     

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