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Will they be ok? Humidity dropped at day 10

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hennypen, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

    Jun 14, 2009

    All was well yesterday and I forgot to check it this morning. I'm not sure when the water ran out but it went down to 30%

    I upped the humidity to 60% hoping to stop some evaporation to get it back on track. Is that how you save the hatch or am I S.O.L?

    And I dropped an egg candeling it. Can NOT believe I did that. [​IMG] I've been really good about keeping my hands out of this hatch and I proceeded to kill a baby. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  2. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Songster

    Apr 30, 2009
    N.E. Florida
    I absolutely wouldn't worry about it. many people are doing the "dry" incubation with really good results so one night of low humidity shouldn't be an issue.

    Sorry about your little slip up...it happens to the best of us!
  3. You should be fine, but I wouldn't up the humidity to make up for the down day. Just get it back to where it should be.

  4. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    your fine!!

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