Please Someone Help Me!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tristancolli, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. tristancolli

    tristancolli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I set my eggs around 5:30 today. And then th water in the bottom got spilled and the humidity jumped to 68%. I quickly tried to dry out the bottom and then reset the eggs and the temp is right now 96.4 and still 68% humidity....... Please i need to know if this is going to hurt the eggs at all........
     
  2. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The temp might hurt the eggs a little. That humidity won't. Get that temp back up asap.
     
  3. sheboyganjohn

    sheboyganjohn Out Of The Brooder

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    You just set the eggs, I doubt they were completely up to temp yet. As long as you get the incubator back up to temp you will be fine, The humidity only make a difference over the long haul, one day of high or low, especially this early does not have much affect.
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    x2 Good luck!
     
  5. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X-2 on both above answers...cva34
     
  6. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X3 or X4 or whatever we're up to now. Things will be fine.
     
  7. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To dry out the humidity put a small bowl of uncooked rice into the incubator. It will absorb the humidity just stir it every now and then so the dry rice on the bottom comes to the top. When your humidity is back down take it out [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Great tip, I'll remember that if I ever have this problem.
     
  9. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. sheboyganjohn

    sheboyganjohn Out Of The Brooder

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    Ditto on the great tip, just remember when you take the rice out and give it to the big birds, no point in wasting it.
     

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