Using Sponges to Raise Lockdown Humidity

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LilMissChz, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. LilMissChz

    LilMissChz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2012
    North East, Maryland
    I don't know which one of you did it... but I owe one of you a HUGE "Thank You!"

    Someone had a humidity question and I was lurking, as I often do waiting to see the reply. I went into lockdown Wednesday night and was struggling with my humidity. I filled the lower trays of my Hovabator just as the instructions said and it still was too low. High 40's... When I came back someone suggested using sponges to raise the humidity. I broke my own lockdown to add a wet sponge and VIOLA'! It worked!! I've been in the low 70's to high 60's now and some of my eggs have started rocking and rolling!

    THANK YOU whoever you were. Thank you.

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