Puddle in bator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by clairabean, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    What do I do? This is my first hatch!

    Day 21- homemade bator- humidity at 85%
    8 eggs
    1 has pipped and looks like it died- almost 48 hours ago
    1 is almost out. BIG pip, no zip- for about 24 hours- peeping like crazy!
    Other ones no cracks or pips
    They are in a carboard carton bottoms, which is now soaked, small puddle on bottom if bator. Condensation is dripping on carton, but not directly on eggs.
  2. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Humidity is way too high.. Do you have any vents you can open up, or do you have anything you can take out.. sponges. ect.
  3. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    Humidity should be around 60% - crack the lid a tiny bit for a minute or so - not enough to let all the humidity out - but enough to bring it down some.
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper

    Nov 3, 2010
    I would just crack open the incubator for a few seconds till the humidity drops and go from there. If there is sponges or towels or anything, try to remove them quickly and see what it does.

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