Today is Day 18

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Blue Hill Farm, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Blue Hill Farm

    Blue Hill Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    Central Saskatchewan
    And that means lockdown, wheee! [​IMG]

    I candled last night for the final time and will be locking down 39 eggs; 14 EE and 25 Ameraucana. I’m pretty darn hyped about this hatch (can’t ya tell? [​IMG]) BUT I’m also nervous Nellie because I want these chicks in a baaad way. [​IMG]

    Now I have a question if I may [​IMG] - because my air cells are a tad on the small side (I think) due to higher than normal outside humidity, should I wait for the first external pip to up my humidity to 60-65%, or should I up it just after locking down like usual? I plan to lockdown after 8am this morning. Or maybe I should leave humidity as is? Right now it’s sitting at 47%...[​IMG] there are so many varibles to hatching, PLEASE advise.


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