humidity in lockdown??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rebel yell, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    got my eggs on lockdown at 75% humidity, is this about right? should hatch off sat. any bodyelese got any comming off sat?
     
  2. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    come on somebody help, dont want to drown them now.
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2010
  3. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've only got limited experience with this, but with my Brinsea incubator, it says to set at 65% to 70%, and I had a lot of problems. I set my last quail hatch at 60% and had a lot higher success rate, about 55% success vs. 25%-30% at higher humidity.
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I've only experienced two hatches thus far, but I've got two more incubators with 7 eggs each going right now. One is in lockdown - I have hatching humidity set at 65%. (Brinsea recommends 65% "or higher.")
     

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