Humidity Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rkpatt, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. rkpatt

    rkpatt Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the humidity requirement throughout the incubation period. Does it stay constant or change at different stages.
     
  2. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I use 99.5F for all incubators.. still air or fan..

    humidity about 40% until the last 3 days.... then raise it to about 60%

    brace yourself,,,,,you are going to get a thousand different answers to your question..
     
  3. rkpatt

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    Thanks for the help
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Surprisingly you didn't get 1000 answers to your question! Must be because spring is near, so there are tons more people posting questions than usual.

    I also set my humidity around 60% for hatch, but I usually don't add any water during incubation. It usually stays around 25%-30% humidity during incubation, which seems to work fine [​IMG]
    Just remember that most information you will receive are opinions, everyone needs to find what works best in their incubator and location. [​IMG]
     

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