Humidity level for Call duck eggs?

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  1. Callducknut14

    Callducknut14 Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the correct humidity level for hatching Call duck eggs? I am a little confused.[​IMG] I'm going to be putting eggs in the incubator pretty soon. Is the correct tempeture 99.5 ? I have a still-air styrfoam incubator.
     
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    Anyone????[​IMG]
     
  3. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    I'd start out with your humidity at 45%-55%, but watching your air cells and adjusting humidity and/or drying rate accordingly is more important than hard numbers, because those numbers can change from hatch to hatch.
     
  4. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    very true.
    I run mine at the higher end 55% or so, and bump it up a good bit the last 3-4 days, but that's just what works here and in my incubators.
    yes 99.5 is correct if you are using a forced air model, touch higher for still air, but I highly recommend forced air incubators.
     
  5. Callducknut14

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    Thanks.....that really helps me![​IMG]
     

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