Is dry incubation a good idea?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BaileyBoy, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. BaileyBoy

    BaileyBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im gonna try and hatch trader joes eggs (as a as is said in my last topic). do you think its a good idea to do the dry hatch thing? The average humidity in my room is in-between 30-40%. I am going to use a forced air homemade incubator https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/missprissys-chic-chick-homemade-incubator
    this one ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Do you think ill have success if i don't add any water until 18+ days when ill keep it up to 70%?
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    With your regular room humidity, it sounds like it would work well.

    Do remember though, that the inside of the incubator might not stay at the room humidity level, depends on how tight it is.

    Keep an eye on it, but it should be fine.
     

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