Is my humidity to high??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    My chicks are hatching today and my humidity is up to 76% do I need to be worried about that?
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    The humdity will rise as the chicks hatch. I have been told by someone who hatches frequently that she tries to keep it from going over 75% or so but, that she doesn't believe that at this stage it would really hurt anything if it went higher.
  3. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I vent more for a sec to bring it down, just what I do cuz I have lost some that seemed to drown and since I dry incubate, I know it wasn't from that. I usually just pull the empty shells, that seems to help. JMO


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