Humidty in dry Hover Bater?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DossFunnyFarm, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. DossFunnyFarm

    DossFunnyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got some eggs coming in to hatch and the temp is a frim 99.0
    but how do I tell how much Humidty?? It's a still air, foam, and we live in north Panhandle Florida.
    Thanks
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Humidity is read by buying and placing a Hygrometer inside the incubator from day one. Wal-mart has Springfield and Accurite types in their kitchen gadget and garden sections. I use one of each of these, never had a problem with them holding the correct humidity for me.

    Day 1 thru 18, I keep the humidity between 40 to 50%

    Last 3 days, 60 to 70% range. This % works well for my climate and house.

    Also this is a good article on dry incubation from BYC Yuku.

    http://backyardchickens.yuku.com/topic/1877/t/Dry-Incubation-method-and-other-hatching-links.html
     
  3. DossFunnyFarm

    DossFunnyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thanks alot, this is a BIG help. [​IMG]
     

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