Is there a way to calculate

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Flawedatdesign, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a way to calculate how much surface area of water you need to reach a certain level of humidity?

    I know the the size of my incubator and the temp. I was just wondering if there was a formula to calculate it?
     
  2. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

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    Very interesting. I would like to know as well....
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A mathematician culd probably find a formula that would calculate it, but it would have to take into account so many other factors that it would be very complicated. Stuff like the air flow or air exchange rate, external humidity, external air temp etc will all affect the humidity inside the bator...
     
  4. stitch_b

    stitch_b Out Of The Brooder

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    There is but....its probably easier just to use a hygro lol. I had to figure this kinda stuff out in chemistry...its based on how much volume the container is and how much moisture the air could hold the temperature of the air blah blah blah. Its probably way easier to just measure it and adjust than to try to calculate first.[​IMG]
     

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