Are they fried

Discussion in 'Quail' started by annelise hope, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. annelise hope

    annelise hope New Egg

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    I have been incubating quail eggs for 7 days now. Unroll yesterday the temp would go from 101 to lo5 all the time. My incubator,is a bin with a lamp going through the side of it.
     
  2. paneubert

    paneubert Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you are fluctuating between 101 and 105, then yes, you are probably going to have a bad hatch rate. Do you track the humidity?
     
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    SEP Board Out Of The Brooder

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    This is what was happening to my DIY incubator project. The humidity was fine but the temp would eventually get up as high as 106 F. I was advised to install a thermostat. I decided to go ahead an order an incubator but either way it seems a thermostat is a necessity.

    Btw, I was tracking the temp & humidity with a gauge I bought at Lowes.
     
  4. annelise hope

    annelise hope New Egg

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    Well I'm not sure if any will hatch and my dad is getting me an incubator tomorrow and hopefully a new batch of eggs
     

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