Humidity question!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by turrbrahma, May 27, 2011.

  1. turrbrahma

    turrbrahma Out Of The Brooder

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    I am using the incubating method where I do about 20% humidity until lockdown then up to 60 to 75% humidity. This worked great while most of my eggs hatched. I had a few late hatchers and I cant keep the humidity up! Why would the humidity stay up for 2 days and now not go up? I add warm water through a stray several times a day and now I cant get above 50%. The last three chicks I have had to help because they were shrink wrapped. Incubating is such an art:)!
     
  2. turrbrahma

    turrbrahma Out Of The Brooder

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    Forgot to add that this is still air!
     
  3. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    try adding a warm damp sponge in the incubator. That's how I get mine back up when it drops.
     

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