baby quail

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pebbles12, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. pebbles12

    pebbles12 New Egg

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    [B hello glade to be here but I need some help with setting humidity for quail eggs
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about quail (never had any), but I they are certainly cute little birds. Definitely post on our quail link that Kelsie2290 has left with you, and take advantage of our quail experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your quail hatch.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Nice to have you join us. Good luck with those quail eggs!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    Sorry, I don't know what humidity you should have for hatching Quail. I'd post in the Quail section for some answers.
     
  8. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    It depends on what breed you are hatching. Bobwhites like high humidity during incubation, somewhere around 55%. Gambels like it much drier around 45% Coturnix seem to like it somewhere inbetween at 50%. When you go into lock down you will want to raise the humidity by 15% to keep them sticking to the inside of the shells and dying.

    Good luck with your quail hatch and definitely stop by our quail section for more help.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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