humidity spike while hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by slickchick, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. slickchick

    slickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the humidity is up to 83%. Three chicks just hatched out within the past hour...should I crack the bator to let some moisture out, or will they be okay. there are still pips and zips in there..
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Your good. It does that. As the chicks dry it will come down.
     
  3. slickchick

    slickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what about all the shells in the way? is that okay too?
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    All is well, shells and all!! When the chicks start hatching they bring the humidity up since they hatch out wet. They will just move around the shells, don't worry.
     
  5. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    As the chicks hatch, the moisture of wet chicks and wet shells will increase your humidity. Everything sounds fine [​IMG] Congrats on your babies. [​IMG]
     

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