Humidity and Turning Question. When does lockdown start?

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by mitch324, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. mitch324

    mitch324 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2009
    Macedon, NY
    I have 3 emu eggs in the incubator. They are on day 39. When should I stop turning? Day 42? Also at lockdown what should I bump my humidity up to?

    Temp has been holding steady at 97.5f and humidity has been constant at 30-33%

    I did a float test the other day and two of them moved.
  2. casuarius

    casuarius Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2009
    I wouldnt raise the humidity anymore than that. I always ran my humidity for the entire course at 20-25% for Emu's. I stopped turning them about a week before due to hatch.
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2011

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