incubation without a humidity thermometer..help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickaroos, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. Chickaroos

    Chickaroos Out Of The Brooder

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    Sad to say, I got here a little late. I have 24 eggs in a styrofoam incubator. I am on day 6 today. I candled last night and saw 21 had very visible network of blood veins and I could see their eyes starting to develop. (the other 3 eggs had little or no "action" going on) so anyway, I did not know I had to buy a humidity thermometer. I have the reservoirs filled half way with water, it has not ran dry yet (we live on the east coast, so its always really humid) I keep them in our spare bedroom with a constant temp. and I check the bator temp about a million times a day ;) its been at a steady 99.6
    What do I do about monitoring the humidity? or is it ok to play the guessing game?
     
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  3. Chickaroos

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    I broke down and just ordered one. Thanks for the tip! It was a good read! Thanks!
     

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