African Harlequin Quail incubation

Discussion in 'Quail' started by AmberBQuail, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. AmberBQuail

    AmberBQuail Just Hatched

    Mar 14, 2017
    Rhode Island
    Hey BYC!
    I have some harlequin quail eggs coming in and with the lack of info out there i am hoping to get some advice here. How long ahould i incubate? Some say 15 days other say 17. What day is best for lockdown. I've been really successful with buttons.

  2. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2015
    One poster on here had a harlequin quail hatch from a large batch of button eggs and didn't notice until he saw the leg band put on the bird was getting too small, so if you just do about the same as with button eggs, I don't think you are too far off. I would guess day 15 is the earliest hatch date and day 17 is probably the average, but I don't actually know.

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