Humidity too high

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

  1. syndie

    syndie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2015
    OCPA 16301
    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 Going back to La La Land Premium Member

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    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

    Nov 20, 2016
    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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