Temp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ole Mule, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    At what temp do you maintain with a hova bator that has an automatic turner and a circulating fan. What about humidity.

    Hatching chicken eggs.

    Thanks for any help

    George
     
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should run at 100 degrees. The temp will fluctuate a small bit but the average temp should be 100. humidy about 55%
     
  3. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:But then at day 18 take them out of the turner and increase humidity to 60-70% you can do this by adding a new damp sponge, or wet a wash cloth. Goodluck. Oh and take turner out of the bator and lay the eggs etheir in a egg carton or on the wire mesh. Goodluck again.
     
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  4. Ole Mule

    Ole Mule Out Of The Brooder

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    This is what I understand now run at 100 degrees humidity about 55% do not disturb other than to maintain humidity then at day 18 take them out of the turner and increase humidity to 60-70% do this by adding a new damp sponge, or a wet wash cloth. Then on day 18 take turner out put eggs in an egg carton hole in bottom of egg carton for air circulation big side up and leave a lone until majority hatch.
     
  5. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Correct. But you dont have to use a egg carton, its your choice. Goodluck
     

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