Tape over holes?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenPeep, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    No matter how much water i put in my bator, the humidity always changes. It never stays still!! Should i put tape over the small holes in the bator?
    ( the holes are supposed to be there)
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2011
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The holes are for air. The eggs need air too.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Maybe try this if one doesn't work put two in. The sponge acts like a wick.
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  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Quote:Haha! thats what im doing! I saw you post something like that earlier! The humidity still wont stay still though...
     
  5. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Wait... cmom, i think we have the same incubator! Could you take a picture of yours?

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  6. Sunne73

    Sunne73 Out Of The Brooder

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    Try wetting a larger surface area, like a hand towel that covers a good portion of the bottom of the incubator.
     
  7. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Just making sure you know: ,y problem isnt that i cant get my humidity high enough, its that i cant get it to stay the same.
     

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