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question om hatching

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by okiedrifter, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    put my hatch on lock down 2 days ago its in a cabinet temp is steady at 99 forced air with 5 doz coco marin eggs and 2 dozen peafowl started with 80% humidity....this morning I woke up to a happy farm of hatched cocos and several peas [​IMG] but my humidy has dropped to 74% I dont want to open the doors to rewet the sponges how far can I let it drop before I have to open the door to rewet these sponges.......I love the glass door...I can see except I really want to touch [​IMG]:weee...[​IMG]
     
  2. gobblerunfarms

    gobblerunfarms Out Of The Brooder

    i hatch the best at 65% in a gqf 1502 so i think your humidity will be good down to there.
     
  3. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    If there are any cracks in the cabinet (like door frames or vents, which there should be a vent for airflow somewhere!), that is how we add water... with syringes and/or straws through the cracks. But your humidity sounds ok for now.
     
  4. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can see 3 pea babies [​IMG]
     
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  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    tHOSE INCUBATOR IT OK TO OPEN, AS THE TEMP RECOVER FAST.....not like those cheap table top ones.
     
  6. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    I think he's worried about the humidity dropping if he opens it during lockdown, rather than temps
     
  7. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you as I really need to get those cocos out and I want to love on those pea babies so bad but will wait till tomorrow morning...when I use the flashlight to check on them they come running to the front of the cabinet to check out the light... so cute they are
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    On cabinet incubator like , Sportsman open it to remove dry off chick doesnt hurt , i even open mine ti fill water pans, humdity and temp recover super fast. I think it may even help with peafowl , FRESH AIR.
     
  9. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you are giving me reason to love on those babies [​IMG] oh and I am a lady [​IMG]
     
  10. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I now have [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] beautiful pea chicks and more pipping I cant wait to love on them they are gonna be so spoiled
     

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