Will eggs hatch at 40%??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by standardbanty, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. standardbanty

    standardbanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a staggered hatch and i am not willing to give up 18 eggs to 3 . Will the 3 early eggs hatch at 40%?
     
  2. Butterball

    Butterball Out Of The Brooder

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    While my eggs are incubating I ALWAYS have the humidity around 50-55% and raise it at the end (last 3 days). I always have great hatch rates so I am sure you could at least raise it to 55% and have them all be fine. (My parents only raise their humidty to 60% for days 18-21.)

    I just had some start hatching this past Saturday and am pretty sure the last one hatched this morning-85% hatch rate for slightly staggered group.
    Just my opinion.
     

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