I give up

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gapeachy, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on day 19 the temp keeps going down the himidity down get the humidity up ......I dont know whats happening.....the temp has stayed a steady 99-100 for the 19 days now this....
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Dont give up youre almost there
    Tell us exactly what bator you have
    Tell us exactly what temps and humidity are doing
    Get the humidity up to at least 60-65% now use clean sponges washcloths or pads .
    Get the temp up to 99-100 forced air and 100-102 for still air. try covering part of the bator with a bath towl to keep in heat.
    Keep a close watch on it
     
  3. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hovabator 2362 my humidity is at 47 was at 50 went down...I have a bowl and sponge in there and a wash cloth on top and a humidifier next to it
     
  4. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same bator and I am having the same problem at day 14!! I am just doing little changes and trying to keep it from cooking them
     
  5. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    Be VERY careful. Your humidity could be a lot higher than what you think......
    If your hygrometer is not calibrated you don't know that it may be off by as much as 20 points. I just would hate to see you drown your chicks.
    Good luck [​IMG]
     
  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    yes it should be higher with all that in there . do you see any fog , condenstation or drops on the windows or anywhere in side the bator?
     
  7. gapeachy

    gapeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only seen some condensation on the window where I had the wet clothe
     

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