humidity problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lovingfarmlife, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. lovingfarmlife

    lovingfarmlife New Egg

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    hi guys its day 18 for me and i have just put my eggs into lockdown im having trouble with my humidity both wells are full ive put all the water i can in and still cant get it above 67% i know its not really suppose to be any lower than 70% is the 3% difference going to harm the chicks????? the temperature is 37.5 degrees 99.5 celsius any feedback would be much appreciated :)
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    67% is absolutely perfect. As soon as the first one hatches, the moisture from the hatch and wet chick will raise the humidity on its own.
     
  3. lovingfarmlife

    lovingfarmlife New Egg

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    Thank you so much this is my first hatch so very nervous about it all
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    x2 you should be ok, if you need to, you can add a damp sponge to the bator very quickly. Good Luck!!
     

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