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lockdown chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cawb0769, Jan 3, 2016.

  1. cawb0769

    cawb0769 New Egg

    Dec 13, 2015
    I have a homemade with fan. For lockdown it says to turn fan off but then i can't keep the humidity above 50%. Should i leave the fan running seeing that i can get 65% to 70% humidity?
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    You can leave the fan on. There's no reason to turn it off unless there's a reason you specifically want to hatch still air. If you're having issues with it off just leave it on :)
  3. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    The only reason some people suggest to cut the fan off is to help raise humidity. So if you have better success with the humidity leaving the fan on, go for it. Hope you have a great hatch!

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