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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Joeboxer, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Joeboxer

    Joeboxer Out Of The Brooder

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    Q: Week one of incubating (first time). Should there always be water in my bator?
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you first set your eggs, your humidity should be around 45 - 50%.
    This time of year the house is usually very dry, so the water will evaporate quickly.
    I only add water when humidity drops significantly (a 20-30% drop).
    During the last 3 days bump humidity up to 65-70% and keep it there.
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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