Question about Humidity for lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SDpeafowl, May 13, 2011.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are supposed to start hatching on sunday, so that mean lockdown is today!! Anyways I have the Brinsea Eco 20 and right now I have both water troughs filled and the humidity is running around that 45% area. So in order to get the humidity up to 60-65%, I would put a rag or paper towel in there right? Also would i put that under the egg rack or in the egg rack, as I do have some space left over?
    Thanks
     
  2. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone??
     
  3. bookerdog

    bookerdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have put rags under the egg rack before to get the humidity up. Just don't cover all the vent holes up.
     
  4. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put rags under the egg rack and it has raised my humidity to about where I want it. I already have one starting to pip.[​IMG]
     
  5. lilstar

    lilstar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My humidity was around 40-45% or so, and I added two wet sponges (brand new) just stuck them in opposite corners of the bator, not under the rack or anything. It worked great to very quickly raise humidity up to about 65%
     

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