humidity levels for duck and goose eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sunturtle, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. sunturtle

    sunturtle Out Of The Brooder

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    i have goose and duck eggs in a still air incubator. i cant get the humidity past 40 they have been in the incubator since saturday night. only 2 nights at 40 percent. theres water in the bottom of the incubator? have i killed them? will they hatch like this? please help me i would like to have some hatch. please help me
     
  2. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey hun, ive got a brinsea thats forced air with duck eggs in and my humidity should be 45% so i think yours is ok. What incubater have you got and someone might be able to help you. Whats your temp? With brinsea its recommended your humidity is between 45 & 55% and temp 99.3 & 99.6 so i wouldnt worry too much yet.. Try putting a soaked sponge in there.
     
  3. sunturtle

    sunturtle Out Of The Brooder

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    i have my temp at 99.5 as close as i can get. and humidity is ranging from 40 to55, should i some how regulate the humidity? are duck and goose eggs compatible? its a little giant still air incubator. some one has offered me a couple of brooding hens, it get about 20 out at night, is it to cold to leave them out there?
     

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