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Increasing humidity for just one of the eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TucsonAZ, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. TucsonAZ

    TucsonAZ Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a stray bantam egg I put in on the 5th, I put another 25 australorp eggs in on the 11th, now what? Humidity is at 40% and I'm in a Hova-bator with the egg turner so I don't have a ton of room to work with. Maybe a deli cup on top of the other eggs? Right now the eggs is just resting in the 1" gap on the side. Any ideas?
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    lightly mist the one egg that needs more humidity a couple times a day. That should make enough difference. Hope your hatch goes well.
     
  3. sillyena

    sillyena Out Of The Brooder

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    Be sure when you mist them that it is warm water....
     

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