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INCUBATOR HUMIDITY PLEAS HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Work4life5572, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Work4life5572

    Work4life5572 In the Brooder

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    hello,im sort of torn what to do with the humidity in my incubator for the first 18 days.it is now locked at 39% and I have researched the articles on dry incubation pros and cons should I raise the humidity or leave it where it is? there is so much info out there im really confused on what to do im about 4 days now into incubation please help!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Are you sure the hygrometer is accurate? Most need to be calibrated. All that I've had were inaccurate.

    Instead, I weigh the eggs on a gram scale when setting and weekly. They should lose 0.65% each day if humidity is right.
     
  3. Work4life5572

    Work4life5572 In the Brooder

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    not sure how to calibrate.i am new to incubating only done this a couple of times but im trying hard to do it correctly.
     

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