Humidity issue...Brinsea Day 16 + What to do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bantyshanty, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. bantyshanty

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    I've been hatching eggs in two Brinsea Minis since winter. In the winter, the temp & humidity held great following the instructions to fill 1 pot for 18 days, 2 pots for the last 3 days. I had 100% hatches a few times.
    Now trying this again in June in PA, I did the incubation the samw way. Lockdown day is approaching and the humidity outside/indise our house just hit 80% today.
    I did my last candling, and noticed the air cells are still quarter-sized. I slipped in my humidity gauges for a few hours, and I've been at 75%, probably for days.
    I sponged out the rest of the water in the pots. I'll dry incubate them until lockdown, but what then?
    The forecast is for a dry, low humidity spell during lockdown, should I let them go below 50%? they really need to evaporate more water from inside the eggs, and soon.
     

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