Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Daledale1990, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. Daledale1990

    Daledale1990 Hatching

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    Hey can anyone help, I’ve started incubating new batch of eggs, just wondered is it ok if the eggs get drips of water from humidity on them? Thanks
     
  2. Thatothercrazychickenlady

    Thatothercrazychickenlady Songster

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    What’s your humidity % at? As well what day of incubation are you on? It’s okay if eggs get wet but I’ve never seen mine collect drips from the humidity. It is water and not a rotten egg leaking?
     
  3. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    If you're getting condensate falling on the eggs, you're humidity is way too high! You need to reduce the amount of surface area the water is in or depending on the incubator your using, not fill all the water channels to obtain the correct humidity for whatever kind of eggs you're hatching.
    Do you have a hygrometer and has it been salt test calibrated?
     
  4. Daledale1990

    Daledale1990 Hatching

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    It’s at 50% it’s just where it gets close to the lid sometimes
     

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