Temps and Humidity for Bantams....Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KandiandJerry, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    What are good temps and humidity to incubate and hatch Old English Game Bantams and get a high hatching rate...I have a Hovabator 1602N with a fan....any tips will be helpful....Thanks
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2011
  2. jm93030

    jm93030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hatched diferent breeds from bantams to standars

    righ now i am incubating seramas

    I use same settign for all

    99. to 100 temp
    35 to 45% humidity

    Increassy humidity the last 3 days to 65 -70%
     
  3. KIDDSBANTAMS

    KIDDSBANTAMS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only hatch bantams and it is the same as large fowl. 99.5 and I do dry incubation and it runs 30-40 the first 18 days and then I run 65-70% the last three days.
     
  4. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you recommend keeping the vent plugs in or out during incubation...also do you wash your eggs and if so what with? And what thermometer/hydrometer do you use...
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2011
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Quote:I never wash my eggs if they need to be cleaned try using a paper towel to clean them. I leave the vent plugs out so they get more air but on day 18 I put them back in. I use a thermometer from wal mart.
     

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