i have a peep...i need to add humidity(bad news)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thechickman04, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a peep and i need to add humidity to the bator would it hurt the chick for me to add some water really fast...if i open and close it really fast
     
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  2. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ???
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sure, Drew, but could you use a drinking straw to add through the vent hole?
     
  4. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read a tip on here to increase humidity... try sticking a straw in the air hole and getting the water in that way. That's what I did and it worked really well.

    Do you know what your humidity is now?
     
  5. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have eggs right underneath that hole...o man how dumb...i dont want to soak the eggs
     
  6. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a bendable straw? Maybe you could get around the eggs that way - I had one large staw ( I think it was either tupperware or one that came with a kids cup somewhere) and it was super long and flexable so I was able to get around mine.

    Louella
     
  7. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i couldnt find a straw...so i went ahead and just opened it up..and did it ..nothing bad happened...except my egg isnt reall moving around anymore...do they always move?
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sometimes they move so slightly it's hard to see. Just be patient, grasshopper, LOL! Good luck!
     
  9. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:lol its hard...o it moved again
     
  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    My chick pipped and then rested for close to 20 hours! My eggs hardly ever moved at all. Only while zipping
     

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