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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nitromethane, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. nitromethane

    nitromethane New Egg

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    I read so much different stuff.what should my humidity be?thank you.quail and pheasants
     
  2. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Humidity depends on a lot of factors.. smaller eggs usually require a touch more humidity than larger chicken eggs... Humidity is calculated by the size of aircell when you candle the eggs and you aadjust accordingly... Lets say you need to increase the size of aircell in your egg.. you would want lower humidity... higher humidity will keep it the same or slow the growth of air cell. A good read would be this, https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. I think it will be best to ask on the "quail /pheasants," threads - they may need different settings than chickens
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hope the above you find your answer and have successful hatches.
     
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    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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