humidity????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lacyloo, Sep 3, 2007.

  1. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    ok i got a incubator from a yard sell for 20$ and turner. its a litle gaint still ari 9200 and i waz wondering how i would git humisity in there? should i keep a sponge in there or somin and when do i put that in there?? if someone could give me a website on this kinda stuff or somin im gonna try to hatch some guinea eggs out.
    thanks,tayler
     
  2. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    sponge or fill the wells. I have the same one and I had no probelm getting the humidity to 50% by just filling the wells. FYI though, I had to get my still air up to 103ish in order to get my water weasel at 99.5, once I figured that out I finally had succesful hatches. Youll want to see how your does.

    Good luck.
     
  3. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    ok when do i need to put the sponges/ water wells in the incubator? and how do you know what tempecure its at cause it dont have and dial numbers on the heat nop.
     
  4. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    You have to put thermos in it..at least two to make sure they match.
     
  5. You should be able to find the 'instruction sheet' online, if you can't, I can mail you one of my LG booklets.
    All it I do with my LGs is keep the inner trough filled with water for the 1st 18 days. They run nearly and humidity may go down to 45% before I add water again (but I need to refill every 3rd day).
    On Day 18 /19, I move eggs to a hatching LG.
    All the troughs are filled to increase humidity, if I don't feel it is humid enough, I add a wet sock.

    That's just what works here, your milage may vary [​IMG]

    *smile* there isn't room in my LGs for a thermos.
    (I know what you mean, but it struck me as funny)

    Lisa
     
  6. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    well i have found lots a info on incubatords from the web so i think this weekend we might plug the bator up and try some,lol
     

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