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Humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JudyMcKinn, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. JudyMcKinn

    JudyMcKinn Songster

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    I turned eggs for the last time yesterday, and filled all 3 wells on my Little Giant 9200 bator. This morning the humidity is 62. Is this enough, or should I toss in a wet sock, or sponge, or something? Day 21 is Friday about 4 p.m. But I don't expect them to arrive right on the dot. LOL Just so a good portion of them DO arrive.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    I've had my very best luck and cleanest hatches when mine read between 65-70% the last three days. If your hygrometer is accurate, you still aren't far off, but I like to see that up to at least 65% usually.
     
  3. karri25

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    Is 75 too high?? My hygrometer has read around 50-60% for the whole time ocasionally dipping down to 40% and since I'm on my last few days I added water. It still read 60% so I added more water and I moved the hygrometer and now it's reading around 75%. I am worried but don't know if I need to change it. I was just wondering...
     

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