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I filled to Channels with water an it's been almost a week or more and I haven't had to add anymore .. Is this normal?
 

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Yes but I would caution u that you could have too much humidity and that can cause all kinds of problems. In the summer the humidity outside the bator changes the inside
 

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Don't go by how much water you have, go by what your humidity gauge reads. In my house I don't even need to add water because we have room humidity of about 60% normally so the incubator runs at about 50% humidity when dry. I do add water at the end just to up the humidity to 60%.
 

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GET a "HUMIDITY GAUGE"...........(called a Hygrometer).
You can get one cheap at WalMart.
SOME of them are Combination "Temperature AND Humidity". I would recommend one of that type...(You'll THEN have a "sercond-opinion" on the temperature within your incubator.)

You will need to "calibrate" the Hygrometer.
(You can do a "Google Search" for: "Calibrating a Hygrometer".....OR....
You can just LOOK HERE: http://chickenjunkie.com/raising-ch...to-calibrate-a-hygrometer-for-your-incubator/

-ReTIRED-:)
 

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ReTIRED said:
GET a "HUMIDITY GAUGE"...........(called a Hygrometer).
You can get one cheap at WalMart.
SOME of them are Combination "Temperature AND Humidity". I would recommend one of that type...(You'll THEN have a "sercond-opinion" on the temperature within your incubator.)

You will need to "calibrate" the Hygrometer.
(You can do a "Google Search" for: "Calibrating a Hygrometer".....OR....
You can just LOOK HERE: http://chickenjunkie.com/raising-chickens/hatching-chickens/how-to-calibrate-a-hygrometer-for-your-incubator/

-ReTIRED-:)
Thank you !!!
 
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