Humidity in a Hova ( Urgent)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JKeiser, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. JKeiser

    JKeiser Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,


    I have 4 Bantam BR's due to start pipping tomorrow. I have the main section of the water tray filled, but not the others. How, when or where should the extra water go for humidity???


    JK
     
  2. aveca

    aveca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i use ramkin bowls with sponges and hot water
     
  3. JKeiser

    JKeiser Out Of The Brooder

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    How many sponges, what size?
     
  4. Fly Fisher

    Fly Fisher Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hova bator that I use for hatching. For lockdown you are supposed to fill the 2 reservoirs in the center. This should put your humidity in the correct range. In winter there is less humidity in the air and you will sometimes need to put water in the two smaller angled channels as well.. If you fill them all it should carry you through the 3 days of lockdown.

    I have never needed any sponges with this brand of bator.

    fly
     

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