Beginners luck or awesome eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by farmdude, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bid on 18 button quail eggs here. I won and soon I received 25! I set them as I would chicken eggs. I have never incubated quail eggs before. On day 16, 3 hatched. Day 17, 16 hatched! Day 18, 3 more hatched, and today was day 19 and 1 more hatched. That makes 22 out 25 eggs! Not bad for a beginner. Thanks ShelleyD2008 for the eggs, advice, and support! I've got my fingers crossed for a 50/50 ratio of hens & roosters. [​IMG]
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Well I for one think that is just awesome! Hope you get the rest of the boogers to hatch too, wouldn't that be great??
     
  3. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow....great results! I have 120 eggs in now...on day 10...hope they turn out as well as yours. Congrats!
     
  4. VioletandBodie

    VioletandBodie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kim-NC what are you going to do with that many quail?
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    So was 22 the lucky number? [​IMG]

    Still waiting on pictures [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2011
  6. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Hoping for a nice pairing when the time comes [​IMG] I just hatched 9 coturnix from Shelley and they are "colorist" on my fallow cbbq: poor little ones said hello and the coturnix went running! Maybe the red eyes got to them? Still "colorist" LOL
    Great birds Shelley!
     
  7. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:22 was it and enough! My camera is broke and I need to get a new one.
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:All 9 hatched? That's pretty good! [​IMG]
     

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