humidity levels

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gogo10131, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. gogo10131

    gogo10131 Out Of The Brooder

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    What should the humidity be for hatching chicken eggs and should you change it during the final lockdown phase?
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    This is a subject of considerable dispute as some folks favor a much lower humidity than others.

    Generally speaking though most extension sources recommend keeping the humidity between 50-55% from days one through nineteen then increasing it to 60-65% for the final three days.
     

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