Humidity Spike!? Is this really bad?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BLaBauve, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2009
    Georgia
    I went into lockdown last night and put the incubator at 65% humidity and went to bed. When I went to check on the bator this morning it was at 85% and some eggs were even went. Nothing has pipped yet, but could that have drowned any of them? I've had temperature spikes but never humidity.
     
  2. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you will be OK but it needs to come down, take out one of the vent plugs & see if that helps.
     
  3. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2009
    Georgia
    The vent plugs were out. . . I now have it propped open a tiny bit to keep it around 60. I'm hoping to be able to shut it completely soon.
     
  4. rebel yell

    rebel yell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    keep in mind when that 1st egg hatches its going to go up a little more, being in Georgia you probably didn't need a whole lot of water. try to keep it at about 65% in lock down.
     

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