Humidity high enough? -Day 19

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by VanSintjan, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. VanSintjan

    VanSintjan Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm on day 19 on my second hatch this spring and since the first one went well I follow the same procedure. Last time I had a humididty on 70-75% during the last three days. I am doing exactly the same, same amount of water and three spunches and a clith under the eggs. I cannot get over 68% humidity. Is this to low? Should I buy more spunches and change al the time or should I settle for 68% and hope for the best?
     
  2. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    68% humidity should be ok. You could get a paper towel fold it, soak it in warm water reach inside the bator and put it against the wall it will stick since it is wet. This will bring the humidity up.
     
  3. VanSintjan

    VanSintjan Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I left it at 68% over night and this morning I added water to the sponges in the bator and now it's 70%. I hope this will stay. Temp is perfect and it's strange that its a prolem with humidity since it is higher humidity in the outside air compared to my larst hatch.
     

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