What should the humidity be when incubating in Florida?

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  1. Thejperez

    Thejperez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like a stated above What should the humidity be when incubating in Florida? its so moist here so i was wondering if I should keep the humidity lower.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Same as when hatching in any other locale....just might be harder, or easier, to control the humidity in the incubator because of the ambient humidity especially if your home is not air conditioned.
     
  3. Farmer Viola

    Farmer Viola Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend the dry incubation method, not adding any extra water but just relying on the house/room humidity.. there is a link in my signature about the dry method.
     
  4. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm in s louisiana which I imagine has climate like you and I use no water in styrofoam incubators till day 18 then fill half the resovoirs
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I did this for my last hatch and loved it. I just kept a close eye on the air cells for growth progress. I will be using this method in future incubations as well.
     

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