Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FrankieMcElfresh, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. FrankieMcElfresh

    FrankieMcElfresh Out Of The Brooder

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    Alright so im on day 18 and i locked it down today. Now it seems like everyone has different humiditys they use for the final three days. Im thinking bout 70% for final 3 days. I had it between 50-55% for days 1-17 but im curious on everyone elses numbers. Please share?
     
  2. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually try to stick between 65-70...seems to be the average I've seen...however, I'm newer to hatching! Hopefully some of the experts chime in for you!! Good luck on your hatch!!!
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched some duck eggs and had a hard time keeping mine around 70%.
    For chickens 60-65 is fine. I am sure you would be ok with 70, they may take a little longer to fluff up.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:I'm sure you will get many different suggestions of what works for others. I keep my humidity (dry hatch) at around 35% for the first 18 days. On day 18 when I go into lockdown I up it to 70% to 75%. My hatches are 95% to 100%. This is what works for me. Good luck and have fun...
     

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