my first hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bangor777, May 31, 2008.

  1. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, my incubator has been running for 2 days now, humidity is at 60% (a little high?), temp at 99.5 (still air). I just put 12 pheasant eggs in. Any tips? is my humidity too high? i'm so nervous.
    Lori
     
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    the humidity may be a tiny bit high but it's ok where it is.. and i have a still air bator as well an it stayed at 99.5 i couldn't get the temp up so i kept it at 99.5 .. everyone says for a still air the temp should be around 100 or 100.2 but my eggs hatch just fine at 99.5 [​IMG]
     
  3. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine could go higher, the dang thing was at 120 at one point (temp)
    i've just found that its very stable at this temp, as soon as i turn the dial it gets kind of erratic. its kept the 99.5 for over 30 hours now. should i try to dial it up a tad??????????
     
  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    if it was me i would leave it at 99.5 cuz mine is the same way everytime i try to turn the temp up.. it ended up goin to like 110 or 115..an it only stayed steady at 99.5 so i left it there and i hatch out chicks and ducks at that ( 99.5 )
     

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