incubation question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by animalgirl2010, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I borrowed my dads incubator when my homemade one failed. I turned it on let it set and stabilize for 24 hours. It took a long time to stabilize but I finally got it to 100 so I just left it on there and set the eggs on sunday before going to bed. yesterday morning when I woke up it was at 94 degrees but I thought it was just my thermometer not working right. I got a good one yesterday evening and it read the same thing and 70 percent humidity. I immediatly turned it up and it went up to 103 for just a few minutes. I took all the water out and it is now stable at 100 degrees again but the humidity is still to high at 67. Have I already messed this hatch up with all those changes? Should I just throw away the eggs and start over or is there still hope? I am so worried about them any advice is appreciated
     
  2. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    You should be fine, I have had that happen before and my batch turned out just fine. [​IMG]
     
  3. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this early in the incubation process you should be fine, and good luck on your hatch.
     
  4. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you. I was hoping everything would be fine. I still cannot get humidity below about 67 though I got temperature stable still so hopefully the humidity wont be to big of a problem.
     
  5. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    did you take out ALL of the water?
     
  6. animalgirl2010

    animalgirl2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I did yesterday. It was reading 67 this morning with no water I put a little in the bottem to see if it was maybe the humidity was wrong It is still reading 67.[​IMG]
     

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