A surprise donation 17g eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by yallapilko, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I was just gifted a dozen 17g and 18g quail eggs....
    Going to get the incubator set up and start hatching these wonders!
    They were kindly given by a local quail keeping friend.
    What a great gift!
     
  2. when done good luck on the hatch, do they fit in normal quail racks?
     
  3. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good for you! What kinda quail are these?
     
  4. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    syneyquailman - the eggs barely fit into the plastic egg trays. [​IMG]
    robopetz- from what I understand they are a mix between English whites and normal jumbo.
    What a great little present I got!
     
  5. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, keep us posted.
     
  6. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is one hefty gift!!! BTW, you don't still have that cat, do you? I was told that if you season them just right, they taste like "quail" [​IMG]. Only kidding. I wouldn't do that to my own cat... maybe my neighbors though...
     
  7. i had some large 16 gram eggs in bator, they didnt hatch, i later cracked the eggs and found 2 quail in the one egg, i had approx 4 like that, good luck with it.
     
  8. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww... Could have been twins.
     
  9. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Soooo... On my last batch if buttons and tonight is the last night of turning. So before lockdown I have candled. To my surprise, I have one that hatching now! I didn't even see the external pip when I picked it up. But candled and see a lil chick already pipped. Cool, but 3 days early?
     
  10. yallapilko

    yallapilko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    James the bald - yes i do still have 'that cat!' Though I didn't speak to him for quite a while ! But now we're back on speaking terms!
    The eggs are all set now, along with some of my own, bred from my favourite old girls and my new handsome boy [​IMG]
     

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