what should the humidity be set to???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenboy1993, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how much should the humidity be till the 18th day and then after the 18th day?
     
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  2. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's one of those "what works for me" questions. I'm at about the 2200 foot elevation in a pretty dry climate and I keep mine at 30-35 percent for the first 18 days, then I increase it to about 65% for the last few days. That's just what works for me here, though. The only way to know for sure what's best for you in your area is to try different percentages until you start getting consistently good, healthy hatches.

    Does that help? [​IMG]
     
  3. twigg

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    Quote:Generally ... 45 to 50% for first 18 days, then 65 to 70% for hatching.
     
  4. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks for yalls help i just needed some kind of general range
     
  5. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anything over 55% might drowned the poor birds IMO
    HappyHatch'en
     
  6. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

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    Quote:Search is your friend.

    This question is asked every day.
     

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