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Humidity too high

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by syndie, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. syndie

    syndie Out Of The Brooder

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    I just set eggs for the second time. I am wanting to "dry hatch" my eggs. The first time my humidity was 25% up thru day 18, post hatch I decided that was too low, I wanted to get it at 35- 40. I added just a bit of water and now it jumped to 58-60% on day one. should I follow the cardinal rule of just don't touch. Or should I try and get that water out of there so that the humidity lessons? Thanks in advance
     
  2. penny1960

    penny1960 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    you can use a hypodermic syringe to pull water even a turkey baster
    to pull water out
    otherwise that amount of isn't that awful
     
  3. BackWoodsLiving

    BackWoodsLiving New Egg

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    My incubator instructions say to keep humidity at 50-60% until hatch then raise to 65%. But if you want to lower it remove some water. Medicine syringe?
     

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