Lockdown help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Willychicken, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. Willychicken

    Willychicken New Egg

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    I just got a new Janoel 24, we are currently on day 18 with 12 out of 18 eggs! Just wondering if I should be filling the water trays each day in lockdown?
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  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    It depends what your humidity is. You want the humidity at least 65%. (I shoot for 75%) If it drops under 65% then you need to add water. I don't use the Janoel, but when I go into lockdown I fill the water wells, and add a couple wet sponges. when I need to add moisture I pull out the sponges rewet them and stick them back in quickly. You don't want to open the bator any more than you have to after lockdown.
     

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