When to turn the humidity up?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stormie, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. stormie

    stormie In the Brooder

    Jun 23, 2008
    One of my duck eggs is pecking internally but hasn't pipped yet, so should I turn the humidity up now, or wait till it has pipped?
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2009
  2. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    McDonough, Ga.
    I gots no idea! Me thinks someone will come along soon to help ya soon. [​IMG]
  3. Akane

    Akane Crowing

    Jun 15, 2008
    Most likely you should have upped the humidity days ago. I don't know what day for ducks but when you stop turning you should raise humidity on pretty much every egg commonly incubated. Then don't open the bator until they are done hatching or you'll let the moisture escape. Since it's already hatching I would add water through the vent holes using a straw or some airline tubing (aquarium section) if the humidity is too low.

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