what should temperature and humidity be at lockdown?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stillmecle, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. stillmecle

    stillmecle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2011
    Des Moines, IA
    I have the temperature set at 98.5 and humidity is at around 80. is that okay for all of that? Hatch day is this satuay. Last night I saw 1 of the eggs moving. Can I open the lid to add more water for the humidity level? Or should I just leave it alone?
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leave it go. If you open it, they could get shrink wraped!
     
  3. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    CT
    leave be yes
     
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Quote:Once in lock down don't open it, your humidity is high and good. Your temp is a bit low though 99.5 is the normal baseline temp.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    (Everytime FLChickens post its ALWAYS helpful! Thanksgoodness for FLChickens! [​IMG] ..... And everyone else!)
     
  6. stillmecle

    stillmecle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2011
    Des Moines, IA
    No babies yet [​IMG] today is hatch day and all I have seen is a little wiggle in the eggs. One has wiggled clear over and is touching one of the other eggs. Temp is 99.9, humidity hangs around 75 to 80. I have the baby room all ready now I just need babies to fill it with. How long is this going to take???
     

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