Temp at 99 should I adjust?

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  1. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have started my first batch of coturnix eggs. Today is day 5 and I am using a forced air LG. I haven't had any temp swings it goes between 99 and a 100. My question is my digital thermometer shows 99 degrees and 38 % humidity. Should I adjust the temp to 100? Should I raise the humidity? I did candle a few random eggs out of the 50 and the ones I did candle are developing. Thanks for any help you can provide.
     
  2. NinjaRooster

    NinjaRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally, I would not bother trying to adjust.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If you can get it up to 99.5 or 99.7, this is better. I don't like getting near 100 degrees. Bad things happen at or above 100. LOL But 99 is pretty cold. So do your best to at least split the difference. 38% humidity is a bit low as well. Shoot for 50% if you can.

    Good luck with your hatch!
     

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