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Humidity question?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by braddeeadams, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. braddeeadams

    braddeeadams In the Brooder

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    I am now on day 21 with my 17 lavender orpington hatching eggs, I woke up and had to run some errands and did not check my incubator.. I just looked and the humidity was at 39%!! I have no idea why it dropped so fast from last nights 69%...my question is will this be a problem..I have no pips yet, and would hate for the chicks to be shrink wrapped inside the egg...
     

  2. I would try to bump it up just a bit if you can. Throw in a wet sponge or towel. You don't have to bring it up a lot but a little bit would be helpful so they don't shrink wrap.
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Songster

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    They should be fine as long as there were no pips.
     

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