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Is my humidity high enough??? Yeah 1 pip... : )

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tia, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    I'm hatching turkey eggs. The humidity for 25 days was at 45% I turned it up to 65% for the last three days. Lots of rolling around but no pips yet. They are not due to hatch until tomorrow. I hope they can get out of there. What do you think? Have I got the humidity high enough, or should I raise it up a little?
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2011
  2. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    You should go higher, especially when a pip starts. I've heard the turkeys can take longer to zip, which means they could shrink wrap more easily. I'm incubating for the first time, and another person suggested kevin porters web page:

    http://www.porterturkeys.com/egghatchingtips.htm

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  3. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Thanks... I turned my humidity up.
     
  4. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    I got a pip..... yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, excellent! Come on out little turkeys!
     
  6. kellyatric

    kellyatric Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck little Turkeys [​IMG]
     

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