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quick question about humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by floridachickhatcher, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have chicks hatching and the humidity has spiked to 95% aint that way tooo high for them to be hatching out in?
     
  2. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    It should be fine. The humidity will spike as they hatch. Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah it spiked that high cause i had 5 hatch at once!
     
  4. Orange Ribbon

    Orange Ribbon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I'm no expert at all!!! But I was just looking here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-DryIncubation.html and it said when the chicks hatch it increases the humidity (which I see you know) and if the windows get all covered in condensation to open one of the plugs, turn it over and set it on top the hole which will let allow a tiny amount of moisture to escape. If that doesn't bring it down then move the plug to allow a little more moisture to escape.

    Now I'm new to this, but I thought I'd just mention this to you since I was just looking at it. [​IMG]
     
  5. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yeah i know all that both of the plugs are removed anyway they are suppose to be during the last 3 days to increase ventilation i just wondered is all i try to keep the humidity at 70 and 80% when hatching them out and 50 and 60% when incubating
     

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