Are the runt eggs fertile?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by beakmaster, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. beakmaster

    beakmaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every once in a while I get a smaller than usual quail eggs. Has anyone tried to hatch super small eggs?
     
  2. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting, I've never had an unusually small egg. Try hatching and see?
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Many times those really tiny eggs do not contain a yolk. And the ones that do, generally do not hatch healthy babies as well.
     
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  4. tlstal

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    i had a extra small coturnix egg hatch last wednesday it was healthhy but was very tiny it is still doing fine almost 1/2 the size of the others
     
  5. kenazzo2000

    kenazzo2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any picture? Tistal
     
  6. tlstal

    tlstal Out Of The Brooder

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    i have one but dont know how to post
     
  7. tlstal

    tlstal Out Of The Brooder

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  8. tlstal

    tlstal Out Of The Brooder

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    the runt is in the middle of the RR and the bigger Coturnix
     
  9. rllupien

    rllupien Out Of The Brooder

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    I just died from cuteness overload! Was that from your eggs, or did you purchase the eggs from someone?
     
  10. kenazzo2000

    kenazzo2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its cute
     

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