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need some help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tmgilly, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. tmgilly

    tmgilly Hatching

    Apr 24, 2007
    HI, I am very new to chicken hatching and need some help. A friend has just lent me an incubator and gave me a dozen or so fertile eggs. I now know I should have regulated the incubator first but I started them without first doing that....ok that being said...the temp didn't regulate for about 30 hours to 99 degrees. It went as low as about 85 and as high as about 104, not for long, I checked it very frequently, so it wasn't high for long...but I am very concerned! Should I get new eggs?
    Also, at the end, how do I increase the humidity? I was told to keep the pan at the bottom full of water at all times. Please help!
  2. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Songster

    Mar 29, 2007
  3. M.J

    M.J Songster

    Apr 15, 2007
    I have hatched and i would not be worried

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