1quail die evey day what am i doing wrong

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pax12, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1quail die evey day what am i doing wrong they are eating the food and drinking i have 1 left out of 7
     
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  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I don't know anything about hatching out quail so hope someone comes along that has...You do have them in a brooder right with a heatlamp?...no drafts?...
     
  3. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes i have them in a brooder with no drafts
     
  4. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of quail? What are you feeding them? What are you brooding them in? How warm is it in there? What are you using for a water bowl? Did you show them the water? How is the poop? Were the active? Were they chirping a lot? Jenn
     
  5. pax12

    pax12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bobwhite they make lots of chirping and active
     
  6. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pax,
    I sent you a PM .
    Christie
     
  7. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need to change their light. All game fowl are very light sensitive (they need near darkness to sleep), I had high loses until I starting using a ceramic bulb (the reptile ones that last 5+ years) Since I changed, my loses dropped to next to none.

    Many others use colored bulbs, white light just seems to over stimulate them and they don't sleep like they should.

    Leslie
     

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