Humidity fogging windows, do I do anything to bring it down??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by busywoman, May 24, 2010.

  1. busywoman

    busywoman Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, so this is my first successful hatch and so far I have four out of 23 with number five coming out any minute. But just in the last 10 minutes or so, the humidity has jumped to 80+ and is fogging up the windows. I know typically I shouldn't open the bator at all, but do I need to do something to try to bring it down or do I just let it be? Any advice would be greatly appreciated, I am completely new to this all! Thanks!![​IMG]
     
  2. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    You can remove one of the plugs for humidity. It'll help lower it.
     
  3. busywoman

    busywoman Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had both plugs out since they went into lockdown, that's why I am wondering if there is anything I can do without compromising the others still trying to hatch. I have five now!!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Take a pencil and prop it across one corner of the bator, raising the lid a bit, until the humidity comes down. You won't lose enough heat to matter. I do it all the time.
     

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