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The correct Humidity for Hatching Aracuanas?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by redbuffalo, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. redbuffalo

    redbuffalo In the Brooder

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    I am on day 12 of hatching a dozen Araucana eggs. This is my very first hatch. All are fertile according to my novice candling attempts:) I have followed my Hova incubator instructions on keeping the inner tray full of H20. The humidity has stayed around 40-42%. I was told 35-45% was good to day 18. However, I have also read its should be 50%. Can anyone please tell me what the humidity is really supposed to be at?

    Thanks!
    Tracy
     

  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    its all a matter of opinion. The one I have seen the most often is around 50%
     

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