2 Days Past Hatch!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BobwhiteQuailLover, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Robo

    Robo Songster

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    But you have no idea what the humidity is. A bowl of water could drown them or dehydrate them depending on the size and your surroundings. You can find a hygrometer at Walmart or a pet shop. If you fill up the water rings in your incubator it will max out at around 60% humidity. This depends on your climate though, and based on yours it should hit about 60%.
     
  2. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    Ok........
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Crowing

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    Candle Them.... As You Do Take Pixs And Post Them Here So We Can See And I Will Tell You If They Are Fertile Or Not.
     
  4. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    I KNOW they are fertile.
     
  5. JJMR794

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    Quote:Well then if you KNOW so much why are you asking us poor uneducated loosers 1000 repetitive questions on nearly every board on the forum? Oh yeah, and why arent these hatching?
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Sep 25, 2010
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    OK, well would a fertile egg have a HUGE black spot in them with an eye? Would it be chirping! BTW, I looked at the stickies and they are!
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  7. Robo

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    Just because you see them mate doesn't mean that they are fertile. Bobwhites are seasonal breeders. All eggs have air sacs and even if they are fertile the humidity probably killed them at lockdown. Did you put them upright and in lockdown? If you didn't see movement it is probably dead. If only ONE egg si fertile that just proves our point that fertility is horrible in the winter.
     
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  8. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    Yes, they are in egg cartons.
     
  9. Robo

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    What kind of thermometer are you using? Those pieces of crap they call thermometers can be off by more than 4*. I would invest in an idiot proof incubator that has it's own humidity system. I would sugest a brinsea because there is less room for error and is just the right size for you.
     
  10. BobwhiteQuailLover

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    I just got a 1266 Sportsman.
    Would the chicks be fine if they hatched in a sportsman INCUBATOR?
    Or would they fall out of the trays?
     

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