is a humidity of 55% high enough for muscovy eggs??

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  1. showjumper_girl2002

    showjumper_girl2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    read lots of different humidity levels for scovy eggs so i'm a bit confused as to what the humidity should actually be [​IMG] i've read 40-45%, 60-65% and even 75% (before lockdown). i have them at 55% right now and thought to raise it to 65% for lockdown. does that sound ok or do i need a higher humidity?
     
  2. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I could help but I've never hatched duck eggs. When I was researching for my first hatch of chicken eggs I ran into the same problem of conflicting humidity recomendations and finally just picked one that I thought sounded good. I hope someone who has hatched Muscovies comes along and is able to help.
     
  3. showjumper_girl2002

    showjumper_girl2002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol me too! I ended up putting it up to 60% which is in the middle of all the levels I read, hopefully it's ok [​IMG]
     
  4. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am incubating runner ducks and I kept the humidity at 50 to 55 % tomorrow is lockdown

    but all look ok big air space on top of the egg
     

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