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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ladyh, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2015
    This is my first time incubating and hatching my chicken eggs...so I have 4 questions I'm not sure about..

    On day 18, when I take the egg turner out and lay the eggs in the bator:

    1) Does the temperature stay the same as when incubating or does it change?

    2) I know the humidity is raised 65%-75%, right?

    3) Does the fan stay on or do I turn it off?

    4) How do the chick dry off if the humidity and temp is high is so high?

    Thank you
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Temp stays the same or can drop 0.5-1.0 F the last day.
    Humidity is higher, yes.
    Fan stays on or temps will stratify.
    They'll dry out.
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2016
  3. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2015
    thank you!

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