Real quick question about humidity spikes.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cupman, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time incubating so maybe I'm just being frantic over the small stuff. I have held steady between 45-50% humidity since day one but when I woke up this morning my humidity was 26%. Before bed it was 48%. Is it a risk to have such a drastic change in humidity in a short time? My incubator had run out of water but I re-filled the reservoir and the levels seem to be back to where they were.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Not to worry. The eggs should be fine. The crucial time for humidity is during the lockdown.
     

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