Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mckee farms, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. mckee farms

    mckee farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2015
    New Alluwe Oklahoma
    I just bought a Still air incubator and was wondering what is the best way to control the humidity in it. thanks for all the help.
  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2012
    Tyro-Lexington, NC
    LOTS of sponges. I have a still air incubator and I have all of the troughs full of water and a sponge sitting on its side (to make room for the egg turner) right now and I stay at about 55%. When I get closer to hatch time, I will remove the turners and put two or three more sponges in with water on them. The more surface area the more humidity.
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    Well for the first 17 days if you are not in a high altitude, I highly suggest a method such as this:

    I raise my humidity at hatch to 75% and to do this I fill my water wells and use sponges.

    Just remember, humidity is controlled by the surface area of your water not your depth.

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