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Humidity

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

  1. mckee farms

    mckee farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    Well for the first 17 days if you are not in a high altitude, I highly suggest a method such as this: http://letsraisechickens.weebly.com...anuals-understanding-and-controlling-humidity

    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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