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Question on humidity levels and opinion on incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by slivercove, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. slivercove

    slivercove Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! What would be your guys lowest humidity for the incubators?
    I just got the farm innovators model 4250 incubator....whats everyones opinion on that one? Thanks!
     
  2. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I typically run dry. Do not add water until I get about 27% and then keep below 35%.
     
  3. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it really depends on the type eggs and your location. for chicken eggs i dry incubate (no added water the first 18 days), my humidity stays in the low to mid 30s, quail eggs tend to dry out, especially button quail so i run a wick pad and keep it in the mid to upper 40s the first 14 days for them. i try to keep it above 50 for hatching, i also just got my dedicated hatcher finished and it runs at 60 via a controller.
     

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