humidity for peacock eggs

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by SDpeafowl, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what the humidity should be for peafowl during incubation time and during hatching time.
    Thanks
     
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  2. hvnsnt3388

    hvnsnt3388 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't been able to find that either. Anybody?
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    55 to 60 for incubation, then i raise to 65 last 3 days.....that what mine are .
     
  4. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank You!
     
  5. areeb

    areeb Out Of The Brooder

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    if mine have been 65-70% humidity since day 1, and its day 17 am i in trouble?
     
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  6. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Too high humidity. The chicks will drown after pipping and die.Relative humidityshoud be 40-45 % for the first 25 days and about 60% for the last 3 days.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Have you candled them? I would think that if their air cell looks like this, you *might* be okay, but I'm a novice at incubating eggs.

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  8. bocogirl

    bocogirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hatching eggs as well and I'm having trouble finding pictures of what the eggs should look like at day 18 with candling. Can anyone help??[​IMG] this pic is from sat. So it would be day 14
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC !

    I have some known good in the incubator that are at day 17, so I'll take a picture and post it later this evening.

    I also have.some at day 14, so I'll include a pic of that as well.

    -Kathy
     
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  10. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you see movement inside the egg then it is alive. If no movement then it is not.
     

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