Lockdown at 10:55

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by funnybirds, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all hatchers. Just started my lockdown at 10:55. Got everything stable humidity and temperature wise. Of course today it is raining so my previous test runs regarding humidity are skewed. I see a lot of folks stick with 60% during lockdown but others go even higher. We are in Nor California, the heat is on because it's been cold so the inside air has been pretty dry. Should I be kicking the humidity up higher or is around 60% still a good standard?
    Thoughts? Ideas?
    Thanks in advance and please wish me luck. First hatch (I hope)
    Bring on the coffee, the flashlights and the Prozac.
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can get it up to about 75% that would be good but I've had good hatches at 40% so you should be fine [​IMG] Good luck with your hatch [​IMG] Let us know when your babies are here [​IMG]
     
  3. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Awesome,,,hope you have a great hatch [​IMG]:celebrate
     
  4. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HATCHING VIBES ~~~~~~~~~~~~~


    You can DO IT!
     
  5. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing yet...I suppose this is going to take some time.

    How do you get the humidity levels in the Brinsea eco 20 from dropping? I filled both wells, added a sponge and have been dripping water down onto it. It stays at 60 % for about an hour then drops again.
    I was trying not to mess with the vent hole size because I am afraid the eggs wont be getting enough O2...
    Have it about a quarter covered now.
    Suggestions???
     
  6. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    I set my vent about 50 precent.. it would keep between 60-65...

    Vibes~~~~~~
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2010
  7. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!!
     
  8. funnybirds

    funnybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    24 hours later and still nothing....
    Ugh. I knew this was going to take some time ...
    The house is much cleaner however, been trying to busy my hands...
    I wonder how much Comet cleanser I've inhaled scouring surfaces?
     
  9. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Any updates.. I'm sitting here on pins and needles!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

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