Increasing humidity...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by edster951, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Youngfamily1989

    Youngfamily1989 In the Brooder

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    I had to keep the lid closed for 1 full day 24hrs without opening it before I could see a big difference in my humidity. and I noticed when the lid was opened it fell back down. It looks like you have a big space to fill with humidity I would suggest raising everything off the floor and pour 1/4 inch of water on the floor. My bator is small and almost the whole floor is covered in water.

    Brian
     
  2. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    Quote:Water and electricity...scary.

    OK, I've taken out the dishes and put 750mls of warm water in the bottom of the incubator...lets see where we get to this time.

    Temp is just about right, now testing to get humidity about right for the last 3 days, when I set some eggs....

    Thinking of setting some on December 4, so they hatch xmas day.
     
  3. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    Quote:OK, I've taken out the dishes and put 750mls of warm water in the bottom of the incubator...lets see where we get to this time.

    ok....4 hours later and the inclusion of twosponges off a mop head, the humidity is upto 69%
     

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