I think I'm in trouble...day 19

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GaNewChick, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    My humidity was around 74 last night ~ now it is at 88%. I popped the window out and took out the wet sponges and put 1 dry one back in.

    How do I lower the humidity...it's 100% outside. We have rain moving through.

    Thanks everyone!
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2009
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    Taking out the wet sponges should do the trick. Even with 100% outside the heating element should lower it in the incubator. Just watch it to make sure it doesn't go too low.
  3. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    Thanks. It's been an hour and still sitting at 88%. Is there a chance they could drown? Sorry ~ should have asked that in the OP.
  4. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    they'll be fine. keep the windows on the incubator!! They need the warmth

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