Of my last hatch only 2 chicks servived. They are about 4 weeks old, they have a lot of their feathers, mostly just fluff on their faces now.
I am about to go away for a few days and it would be a lot easier on the person coming in to look after my animals if these little guys...
Thank you! I’ll aim for mid 30s next time. I’d rather have nice healthy chicks that can zip themselves. I really don’t like assisting, but I wanted to get as many chicks as possible from this hatch. The assisted ones always seem to have curled toes or splayed legs I find.
Thanks for your insight :)
I had one more hatch on her own sometime today. I opened the rest up to check for life and the rest seemed to have quit earlier or never got started. The eggs were shipped so I wasn’t expecting too much.
I’ll experiment dry for the next one and see how I do.
Long time since posting! Missed you guys!
My first set of quail chicks this year have begun hatching today. So far 2 have hatched on their own, and 2 assisted, and one I was too slow to assist. They get a pip hole and then get stuck.
I’m not sure why the membranes always get dried out and...
Mine have a nice bright light now so they get about 14h a day between the sun and the lamp.
But they are still moulting and it’s gotten cooler. I’ve got 2 adult Roos in there now and they aren’t bickering, and I’ve seen no mating lately. I can’t bring them in, hubby is annoyed enough that the...
Sorry if I’m being harsh, I don’t mean it to be. My friend is going through rough drama and money things with her brother so I’m used to watching this sort of thing. She finally put her foot down and set her boundaries. It was super hard for her but ultimately it made her life less stressful by...
Agreed, too nice lol. You’re being used Kdogg. Whether this person is consciously using you or not is besides the point. Keep meaningful relationships, and get rid of toxic people. Helping out friends is fine, but you need to learn the difference. <3