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*Just Making sure this is still ok.....*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tripp16, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Ok so I am trying the "dry hatching" thing this go around mainly because I think/ know my humidity was what made my last hatch fail so miserably....

    Anyways my humidity is at 30 and the wells are empty. It has been staying steady since this monday. Just want to make sure thats not tooo low??

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Nobody?
     
  3. Chinchilla2

    Chinchilla2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the dry method, a 30 RH is about what you want for the first 18 days. If you can manage it with empty wells, go for it. Aim for around 30-35.
     
  4. hamilton3475

    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It works for me. Mine stays around 30 to 35. You plan to raise humidity for lock down? Also, keep in mind that humidity will change with seasons or it does here. I have had to add a small container of water.
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love, love, love the dry incubation. 30% is perfect for the first 18 days!
     
  6. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
    North Carolina
    Ok great!! It's been set at 30% for a while now I just hope my hygrometer is right. Hopefully it is!

    Thanks everyone!
     
  7. rarely bored

    rarely bored Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I aim to keep it above 25%, and have good hatches.
     

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