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What is the dry incubation method?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jloftin60, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. jloftin60

    jloftin60 In the Brooder

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    I thought the eggs needed humidity to develope, and the chicks needed
    it to keep from sticking to the shell?
     

  2. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I'm trying it for the first time, and I'm loving it. But the humidity in THE ROOM where my bators are stays between 55-60%, and my bators are staying between 30-40% without water in them. So far, in one bator, I've got 23 out of 25 eggs developing. My best ever. Good luck if you try it.
     
  3. jloftin60

    jloftin60 In the Brooder

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    Thanks Beefy. That was a well written article with a ton of information.
    This kind of sharing is what makes the BYC so good.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    ah,... perhaps someday I'll get a bator, until then, I'll dream.
     
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    I dry incubate and have great hatch rates, and that site is awesome to help understand it !! Good luck.
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:Why no bator yet ?? :|
     

  7. pjquail

    pjquail Chirping

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    Ya, I agree. I didn't buy mine-I made mine for like $20 it was quite simple! :)
     

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