please help again

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dbrberry, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. dbrberry

    dbrberry Out Of The Brooder

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    i can't get my humidity down. it was fine before i put my eggs in but now it is 70 i have no water in there and have opened more holes? what else can i do?

    now my humidity is ok but i can't get my egg temp down-----new problem
     
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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Just wait a couple days, and see if it goes down. If not put a dry washcloth in the bator. That might help bring down the humidity.
     
  3. dbrberry

    dbrberry Out Of The Brooder

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    my temps are
    100 air temp
    100 egg temp
    58 humidity which has just went down
    how long can it go like this since i now have eggs in it? i put my eggs in around 5 sunday afternoon. is it something as simple as placement of eggs?
     
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  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Where do you live? I am having similar problems in Iowa where it won't quit raining. Water in my basement has raised the humidity level to 72% in the basement. I actually think its dryer in the incubator [​IMG]
     
  5. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds to me like the humidity is high in the room where the bator is.
     
  6. dbrberry

    dbrberry Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm in missouri. now my egg temp is higher than my air temp. what am i doing wrong? i used missprissy's styrfoam idea and it's been doing real good for so many people. it was holding everything good before i put in my eggs now it's haywire. i have 12 bantam eggs in there. how long do i have to get this figured out and still get a hatch?
     
  7. dbrberry

    dbrberry Out Of The Brooder

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    going nuts and afraid i'm doing something really wrong. don't wanna mess this up as it is my first time. this is almost as bad has having a baby [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Quote:And when they start hatching, you will be rooting them on like you would a woman having a baby [​IMG]. I found that out myself today. My temps are at a steady 100* and all I have is my cells and a sponge in my bator. Oh, and this is my first hatch. So far 2 out of 4. [​IMG]
     
  9. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would PM Miss Prissy about this!
     

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