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Is humidity at 70 ok for lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HaikuHeritageFarm, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Anchorage, AK
    I put a giant wet sponge and filled eery trough in my LG still air incubator, and still can not get the humidity up past 70. I have both of the larger vents on top covered with tape, too! What should I do, use a syringe to fill the whole bottom of the 'bator?

    I'm concerned that there's no full-sized vent holes open. Today is day 19.
  2. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

    Jun 14, 2009
    70 is what I hatch at. I had too much humidity once and had a lot of bloodier than necessary navels. As long as you can keep it at 70 I wouldn't worry about it.

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