Okay to wrap eggs in damp towel?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Apriljc, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Apriljc

    Apriljc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My homemade bater is having a hard time keeping up the humidity and the chicks are due to hatch any moment. Can I place a damp towel under them to increase the humidity? I have SIX sponges, TWO bowls AND the bottom of the tank covered in water! Argh....
     
  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NOT touching the eggs! They will wick up the moisture and likely drown in the shell.
     
  3. Apriljc

    Apriljc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh yes, that makes sense. Will NOT do that then...

    gosh, the buggers sure are particular....
     

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