Why humidity?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emsdial911, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. emsdial911

    emsdial911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Why do you need humidity in the incubator?
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To keep the incubating eggs from loosing too much moisture. And at hatching to keep the membranes moist so your chicks don't shrink wrap and die.
    Humidity is very important.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    The humidity keep the membrane in the egg moist so the chick can turn as it pips then zips.
     

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