I NEED HELP FAST

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Joecool96, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Joecool96

    Joecool96 Out Of The Brooder

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    i'v been incubating my eggs fo a week now and i want to know if i need to have the humidity higher than 10% to hach them sucsesfully, or are they gone?[​IMG]

    PLEASE HELP FAST!!!
     
  2. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am no expert, but I like to have my humidity about 50 percent.. and then increase it to 65 at lock down. I would just add a bowl of water and then candle them in a few days, don't give up yet! Good luck!
     
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, don't give up. No, they're not ALL gone, maybe some of them. Several people do dry hatches with great sucess.
     
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  4. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is great to research on this site to get great oppinions...after answering your humidity question I am starting to rethink my humidity and maybe go lower.....never is a perfect answer!!! lol
     
  5. Joecool96

    Joecool96 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys so much, but i only have 3
     
  6. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the "dry incubation" method is not a bad way to go. I've heard of people going as low as 5% humidity during incubation and having great success.

    For me, I try to keep it around 35% or so until day 18, and then I bump it up to 65 or 70%.

    I'm sure that your chicks are fine.
     
  7. Joecool96

    Joecool96 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you i feel so relived now[​IMG]
     
  8. Syharrison

    Syharrison Out Of The Brooder

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    i did a dry incubation on my button quail and hatched 7/8 chicks
     
  9. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    You should not let it go down below 16%
     
  10. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    judging by your avatar, did they all hatch??
     

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