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Are my eggs good

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by annelise hope, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. annelise hope

    annelise hope New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
    I have some quail eggs that are 5 days old. I candled them today and some were a bit darker than others but I have a home made incubated and no thermometer except an Aral one and since I started incubating them the temp gets as low as 101 and as high as 108 but it's only cotton that high once other than that 105 is it's born high. Are they still good.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Please post on the quail thread _ I have no idea what temps are normal for incubating quail. You really need a good thermometer or hygrometer for your incubator.
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  3. gander007

    gander007 Overrun With Chickens

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    BYC has a very useful Learning Center [​IMG]

    You defiantly need to check the Forums Nav: and look up incubating and join the April hatch along with the rest of us and learn what you need to have before you start incubating and the first thing you need is to learn how to keep your temps under 100F degrees and you hatch an egg in a sock pile in a cabinet with a simple light bulb I know as that is how I started ...

    Do you have a simple computer fan available it is great to have for this .

    So lets see a picture of you incubator .
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
  5. annelise hope

    annelise hope New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
  6. annelise hope

    annelise hope New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
    Well thankfully I got it to 101 but this weekend I'm getting an actual incubator
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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