Temp And Humidity For Lockdown

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by loupan, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you tell me the exact temp and humidity for when i go into lockdown everyone seems to say different im not sure whats right its all so confusing , im so new at this any help would be great many thanks from a very stressed newbie [​IMG]
     
  2. Roosterfry

    Roosterfry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    99.7 humidity around 65 percent humidity
     
  3. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou and do i increase that as soon as i go into lockdown im on day 17 now
     
  4. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and i have humidity at 40% at the moment and temp around 100 is this ok thanks for your help [​IMG]
     
  5. Roosterfry

    Roosterfry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's right. Happy hatching! [​IMG]
     
  6. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome thankyou fingers crossed my little silky hatches [​IMG]
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:Do what works best for you. In the beginning I had some pretty sad hatches. I experimented with the humidity and had heard so much positive feedback about the dry method that I decided to do it and now I have had several 100% hatches and others at least 90% + hatches. I didn't think it was possible until it happened. I keep the humidity around 35% during incubation and 70% to 75% during lockdown. You just have to experiment and see what works best for you.
    Good luck and have fun... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou all i can do is pray now lockdown in a day scary stuff [​IMG]
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I was nervous too with my first hatch. I still am always checking the incubator and hatchers. I love to hatch.
     
  10. loupan

    loupan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I must admit i am pretty addicted border line obsessed lol my husband just doesnt get the fuss he reckons im going mad [​IMG] i just dont like the stress that is coming with it ,but by the end of this trial i pretty much know what to do so should have a better hatch next time
     

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