is 55% humidity to high for chicken for day 1 to 18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lynchy1977, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. lynchy1977

    lynchy1977 New Egg

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    Aug 17, 2010
    thorpe st peter
    i am new to this and just wanted to no if 55% is too high or not and is it right at 65% for lockdown
     
  2. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    55 s great then on lock down raise it up
     
  3. lynchy1977

    lynchy1977 New Egg

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    thanks for that feel alot better now
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    sometimes mine would creep up to 60...I was like UGHHH...but it turned out fine.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    For where I live I keep mine at 30-35% humidity for the first 18 days then I bump it up to 60-65%. If I kept it at 55% I'd drown all the chicks. Everybody has to figure out what works for the location that they live in.....it isn't always the same for everyone.
     

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