Incubating eggs first time

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mulberry, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. Mulberry

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    I am incubating eggs for the first time, I got a brensea 20 auto. what is the correct humidity % pls?
    Can you sheare best results please.
    Thank you
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I usually keep my humidity at 50-60% for the first 18 days of incubation. For lockdown, I increase it to 60-70%.
     
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  3. Mulberry

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    Thank you so much.;)
     
  4. Mulberry

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    Hi Its me again, do I need to adjust the temperature as well pls? At the moment 37.5
     
  5. BantamLover21

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    Nope, no need to adjust. That temperature is perfect for incubation. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Wyandottes7

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    You don't need to adjust it. That temperature is correct.
     
  7. Mulberry

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    Thank you so much! I am on the lockdown with 67% humidity two and a half day to go!!! Wohooo!!!! :
     
  8. Mulberry

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    All hatched except two they died inside the eggs.:)
     
  9. Wyandottes7

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    Congratulations on the hatch!
     
  10. BantamLover21

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    Congratulations! [​IMG]
     

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