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Humidity question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by g&h farm, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. g&h farm

    g&h farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Im just curious, Im incubating my first eggs and am soo worried about the humidity. What if I dont keep enough water in there? What if I put too much? Are they that sensitive? Stressful [​IMG]
     
  2. perolane

    perolane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What incubator are you using? I see you are in Florida with high humidity like we have in Louisiana. When I was using a small bator, I kept my humidity around 35% the first 18 days, then bumped up to around 65% the last 3 days. Now I have a Dickey, I go 50% the entire time.

    Remember, it's not how much water you have in there...it's surface area that counts!

    Alot depends on your incubator & ambient humidity.....AND you have to get familiar with the incubator you're using. After a few hatches, you'll work out what works best for YOU. [​IMG] Good luck!
     

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