Temp- 97.9 humidity 50% Hows That?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by funonahonda, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just put the eggs in in the morning and the temp is around 97 to 101 and the humidity stays around 50%
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    you need it to be from 99.5 to 102 at the most. 97.9 is too cold *burr*
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Why is it fluctuating so muchy? Mine stays right on 100, I know some say 99 but I've always used 100. Try and get it to stay on one temp. On the humidity I guess it depends on how you hatch, or your bator is. I've seen some that hatch dry with no added water, it's so dry here if I try that I have shrink wrapped babies.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Still air bators 101 to 102 nothing higher

    Circulated air 99.8

    Humidity first 18 days 40 to 50% range some like it on the low end of 40. I kept mine around 40.

    Last 3 days humidity 60 to 70% range

    This is what I use and have clean hatches every time.
     
  5. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for the humidy i keep mine at 35% days 1-18, and on day 18 after last turn i bring it up to 55-60%, not over 65% not for even a 1 min. have got 29 hatching,24hacthed (5 pips) as we speak, started with 36, and at first candle had 7 clears. i keep my temps at 99.5. i have a LG forced air/w-turner
     

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