humidity to low

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by josie63, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. josie63

    josie63 In the Brooder

    Sep 29, 2010
    How can I get my humidity level up, I have four cups of water, and two of them shamwow clothes soaked it my incubator. I can't get the humidity level up past 50% and chicks should start hatching in the next day or so.
    Could running the fan 24/7 have something to do with the level?
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2011

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    50% is fine. I have good hatches with 40%. Once the first one hatches the humidity will skyrocket anyways.
  3. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    If you are still worried, you could mist the bator with warm water. Try to avoid spraying the eggs themselves though. I can't decide in my mind's eye if spraying the eggs directly is beneficial or harmful...[​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2011

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