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WHAT HUMIDITY Day 18-21?????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Layin Eggs, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. Layin Eggs

    Layin Eggs Songster

    Nov 4, 2007
    South Eastern, MA
    I am at day 16 and humidity has been between 48-50 for the 1st 16 days (up to 53 in a few instances). On Monday I will be moving most of the eggs to the hatcher that my hubby built. I have seen mix opinions about humidity during the last 4 days. The Learning center say humidity should be between 70 & 80. But other post say between 60 & 70. I am shooting for 70 since it is mentioned in both however if I can't get 70 exact should it be towards the higher end or lower end? Hope that made sense. Thanks Lisa [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2008
  2. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    I am on Day 16 too! Speckledhen told me that 65-70% works best for her during the last 3 days, so that is what I will be shooting for.

    Good luck with your hatch!
  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I try for 65% - 70% for days 18-21.
  4. Layin Eggs

    Layin Eggs Songster

    Nov 4, 2007
    South Eastern, MA

    also, i have two temp probes in water wigglers. the temp will fluctuate (depending if light has been on or off) from 99.4 degrees, up to 100.2 degrees.... is this fine? i cannot adjust the thermostat to keep it any more stable, but i could raise the overall temp slightly higher or lower.

    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008

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