humidity at lockdown for chicken eggs should be ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey, my 2 chicken eggs go into lockdown in 2 days i got my hatcher up and running and my humidity is at 60 in the hatcher is that ok ?

    and my temp is 100/102F

    thanks

    ~Daniel~
     
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2010
  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine are in lockdown now, and my humidity is 60-62%, temps 99.5-100.5. Sounds like you're good to go! Good luck!!
     
  3. kipper

    kipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree with the last post. I would keep your temp closer to 99.5-100.
     
  4. miss silky

    miss silky Out Of The Brooder

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    I,ve read thathatching should be between 40-50for first 18 days then 70-80% humidity for lockdown. Mypetchicken
     

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