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

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

  1. bantyshanty

    bantyshanty Oval Office Courier

    Oct 6, 2009
    S.W Pennsylvania
    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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