Using little bowls of water to increase humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MamaMarcy, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...thought it was a good idea. Think tiny bowls, like mini custard bowls.

    Luna Long Neck, my 1st Indian Runner to hatch, thought it was a GREAT pool!![​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Surface is what counts, for adding humidity, so that would be a good idea, as long as the little chicks or ducklings or goslings wouldn't hatch and then drown in the bowls.

    Soaked sponges are great too. [​IMG]
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    I use whole wet sponges. Or small sponges cut in quarters like strips and set in warm water in baby food jars.

    GL
     
  4. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    Quote:That's exactly what I'm using for humidity in the incubator right now. [​IMG]
    I'm not a great believer in high humidity, so these suit my needs. I only have to add water once a week.
     

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