Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ancona Ducks, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. Ancona Ducks

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    Soon some ducks are hatching and I was wondering how high the humidity should be in the last 3 days. I have still air incubator
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2017
  2. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should be at least 65% for any bird (including your ducks.)

    -Jet
     
  3. Ancona Ducks

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    Even for the last 3 days
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yes, at LEAST 65% for hatch. I run 70-75% at hatch, I open my bator during hatch so I run higher. I run 30-35% for incubation, many duck hatchers also run low humidity for ducks as well prior to lockdown.
     
  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I meant 65%+ for the last three days. Before that it should be 35% - 45%.
    Good luck with your eggs!
    -Jet
     
  6. Ancona Ducks

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    Ok. Thanks
     

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