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Humidity ideas

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Savannah Poultry, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    So I've got this home made incubator that to get the humidity up high enough for hatching it takes up half the space filled up with trays and sponges. I was thinking to save room I could mount the trays higher up on the sides. Do you think that would still keeping humidity up? I know it's all about surface area but didn't know if it would make a difference the water being above the eggs instead of below or next to it. what do you think?
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Hang a paper towel from the top with the tail in the water.
     
  3. xxxgeorgiexxx

    xxxgeorgiexxx Out Of The Brooder

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    cut up a sponge approximately 4 inches long and 1 inch thick and put warm water on it. [​IMG]
     
  4. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your bator's got a fan in it, it should work fine. The Brinsea EX humidity pump drips water onto a humidity pad that sits above the eggs and below the fan.
     
  5. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    Quote:Yeah I got a fan. I'm gonna try this and see how it works!
     

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