Humidity..??? Incubating chicken eggs..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TenneesseeChick, May 18, 2016.

  1. TenneesseeChick

    TenneesseeChick New Egg

    Feb 20, 2016
    I don't have the money to purchase a humidity level indicator in my incubator it's just a 8 inch high Styrofoam lined wooden hinged box with a light bulb and bath room exhaust fan blower and a quart plastic container of water and 50 fertile eggs in cardboard egg cartons. I turn each carton several times a day..the temp remains at 98 to 101 all the time...what are my chances with this home made incubator..I even have a plexiglass viewing window and two thermometers..should I put a sponge in the container of water???
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2015
    Deer park, Washington
    You need humidity guage . . Simple cheap one at least

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