temp and humidity levels?????HELP

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cartersmith, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. cartersmith

    cartersmith In the Brooder

    Feb 13, 2011
    can some plaese tell me the levels for an incubator without a fan and with a fan as i have one of each and am a bit confused thanks xx

  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    I built my own with a fan.

    Temp should be 99.5 on average - but can average as high as 101.

    Little higher = quicker hatch
    Little lower = slower hatch.

    Humidity should be around 40% for the first 18 days & bumped up to 60 - 70% for the lock down period at the end. If Humidity is too low when they hatch the membrane will be sticky & they will strugle.

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