please explain to me what dry incubation is

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by quintinp, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    someone who knows what i am talking about, will you please tell me what dry incubation is
     
  2. Mmmaddie13

    Mmmaddie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dry incubation is not adding water to the troughs in your incubator until lockdown, humidity would be somewhere between 25-35% depending on the average humidity of where you live. Then on day 18, the humidity goes up to 65% as usual. I haven't tried it, but I am interested and might try some day.
     
  3. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, my incubator has been at 20% humidity, for the last three days now, is that okay,,,, Please RePLY
     
  4. Noncentzter

    Noncentzter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    20% is ok
     
  5. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you soo much i hope this is a good hatch, it is in my homemade incubator, my incubator is doing well, my thermostat is where it needs to be, the temperature is correct, i calibrated my thermometer, to see if it was correct, i am so happy, i will love to see the babies hatch out of my own homemade incubator
     

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