is this right?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by littlea150, May 7, 2009.

  1. littlea150

    littlea150 New Egg

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    May 7, 2009
    Hi all .this is my first time posting in here but iv been a visitor for a long time. theres a lot of good info.in here and very nice people too.
    I havent fired up my bator in about 3 years but i got the itch the other day and pluged it in .i got the temp up but didnt add any water.my humidity was around 30% so i went ahead and put the eggs in and after about 24 hrs. the humidity went to 35% with no water . isnt 35 to 40 % good for the first 18 days or do i need to bump it up some? Thanks

    Devin
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Humidity for the first 18 days is fine. I dont even pay attention to the humidity the first 18 days. Day 18 bump it up to around 65%
     
  3. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I'm a newbie so can't tell you anything other than what sundown just told you agrees with everything I've read . . . and have I been reading!
     

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