Quick and urgent egg/chicken question-humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 77horses, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    What is the highest limit for humidity? What is the lowest limit? My humidity is about 65-75% and i am worried it's too high. What will happen if it is too high??? [​IMG]
    Thanks!!! [​IMG]

    (My egg is on day 23) and wiggling, but no pips)
  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Your humidity if fine !! It should be higher for the last few days. Day 23 ??? It is a late bloomer !!!
  3. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    Quote:Yep. [​IMG] I have had some temp./hum. probs before, but now they are good.
    Thanks! [​IMG] But I also need someone to answer my other two questions; that would be great! [​IMG]
    what is the highest limit and what would happen if you went over it?
    what is the lowest limit and what would happen if you went under it?
    Thanks! [​IMG]
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Quote:Relax, mother hen, and slowly step away form the bator. Your humidity is going up because your egg is hatching. I think you need to change your name!! [​IMG] Be careful, or you will have gray hair before you're out of high school, with all the worrying you are doing!!
  5. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Ok 77, calmly watch your egg. Don't open it and watch for that pip! You can do it! [​IMG]
    Go Chick Go!!!! [​IMG]
  6. Chickimama

    Chickimama In the Brooder

    May 1, 2008
    South Central Missouri
    Your humidity is right on target! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    You've been the best mother hen you could be. [​IMG] Now go outside and run around the house a few times, [​IMG] take your bath, [​IMG] brush your teeth, [​IMG] do your homework [​IMG] and WAIT! [​IMG] Let Mother Nature take her crack at it....Crack at it!....get it??? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    We're all rootin' for you kiddo! [​IMG]

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