Papertowel during lockdown? Need quick answer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Islandmom511, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day 25 for my pekins and I noticed that most of you have paper towels under your eggs so I added one under mine before I went on lockdown this morning....but now I am worried that I shouldn't have added it bc it might absorb all the humidity? I don't have a hydrometer, I simply filled one of the legs of the chickubator like the directions told me to. Should I take the papertowel out quickly so the air is more humid since I can't measure humidity? Thanks!
     
  2. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would leave it but know nothing about DUck eggs
     
  3. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know the humidity needs to be higher...but thats all I know...I think it's supposed to be at 80%, but I'm not sure on that. Lockdown makes me nervous!!! I've made it this far and as of last night they were both doing GREAT and moving like crazy! I'm so afraid I'm going t mess up these last few days [​IMG]
     
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
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    leave it.
     

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