Lockdown questions

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

  1. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    thank you!
     

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