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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lucyharper123, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. lucyharper123

    lucyharper123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well all of my hatchies are always below 50% hatch rate and now im fed up! at the start of my incubation i have my steady temps of 37..5 degrees celcius and 50-55%humid day7 i candle and mark air bag,day14 i candle and mark air bag and day 18 i candle mark air bag, rase the humid to 65% and stopped turning when they pip i leave them soon as the chick hatches i take it out and put it in the brooder , i've looked into the dry incubation methode but it too confusing :S caanyone help me rase my hatch rates . i've just put another 23 eggs in the bator. also my incubator is a king suro 20 fully automatic inccubator so it tturns the eggs for me and i cann change the humid/ttemps really easily thanks :)
     
  2. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you are incubating in a dry desert, you need to lower that humidity pronto. I keep my humidity at 30-35% until day 18. I only raise it to 65% when they are right on the verge of hatching. Sounds to me like you are drowning most of them.
     
  3. Impress

    Impress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the double post, my iPad double posts randomly. :rolleyes:
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2013
  4. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep my humidity at around 30% day 1-18 then stop turning and bump humidity up to around 65% the last 3 days. Hard to tell you what all could be happening with your hatches without seeing your incubator and how it is set up.
     

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