Should You Add Water To Incubator When Incubating Poultry Eggs

Just recently I have had a number of emails asking if water should be added to the incubator during the hatch or if you should incubate guinea fowl, hen and quail eggs with a dry hatch. hi, just a quick question, do you put water in your incubator all the way through or just at … Read more Should You Add Water To Incubator When Incubating Poultry Eggs

Humidity Levels – Should You Dry Hatch Guinea Fowl Eggs?

I have been asked about hatching guinea fowl eggs, “The only query I have is that the man who sold me the eggs said that he “dry hatches” by which I presume he does not put any water in the reservoir – what do you think?  Lesley” My response was: Hi Lesley, I have always … Read more Humidity Levels – Should You Dry Hatch Guinea Fowl Eggs?

Raising Humidity Levels In An Incubator

Different bird’s eggs require different humidity levels in the incubator. Sometimes the humidity levels get too high and need to be decreased and sometimes the humdity levels get too low and need to be raised. Marcia and her son have turkey eggs in the incubator but need help to raise the humidity. can you tell … Read more Raising Humidity Levels In An Incubator

Humidity Levels For Egg Incubation

Different species of birds’ eggs require different humidity levels when being incubated. Here is a guide to the humidity levels (wet bulb thermometer) for different species of birds’ eggs. Bobwhite Quail = 84-86 degrees fahrenheit. Canada Goose = 86-88 degrees fahrenheit. Chicken = 85-87 degrees fahrenheit. Chukar Partridge = 80-88 degrees fahrenheit. Cotumix (Japanese) Quail = 84-88 degrees fahrenheit. Duck = 84-88 degrees fahrenheit. … Read more Humidity Levels For Egg Incubation