1st time hatching quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by amanda1809, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    It is my first time hatching quail. It is day 17 and two have hatched (20 still in the incubator). When will the others hatch? Is it common that they hatch days apart?[​IMG]
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  2. Jaybird14

    Jaybird14 Out Of The Brooder

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    What type of quail are they?
     
  3. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    Apr 22, 2017
    Coturnix quail.
     
  4. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Generally cotournix are 18 day incubation.

    So the 2 that hatched on 17 are a pinch early. Today or tomorrow is the expected hatch day.

    When they do start they will pop out like popcorn.

    So sit back and relax it may happen throughout the day
     
  5. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    I did candle them and they looked good. I can't see any pipping yet. [​IMG]
     
  6. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    Thanks so much. I will try to be patient and not panic. So nervous... been sitting in front of the incubator [​IMG]
     
  7. Jaybird14

    Jaybird14 Out Of The Brooder

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    keep us posted!!! :)
     
  8. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    I will. I will post pictures of any more hatchlings.
     
  9. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    3 more have hatched this morning- 5 in total now. Hopefully a few more will hatch today.
     
  10. amanda1809

    amanda1809 New Egg

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    We now have 12. There has been a total of 4 days between ├żeen a total of 4 days between the first and the last (to date) not sure why. Very cute.
     

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