Blue egg

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JuJubeann, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. JuJubeann

    JuJubeann In the Brooder

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    Hi all, one of my hens layed a blue egg with light brown specks. About 3 or 4 days ago I set my incubator with 108 eggs to test out fertilization. Hoping that one will hatch. Btw, my quail are a&m's. Anyone know why that one is blue? Thanks!
     
  2. JuJubeann

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    Uhm der...I found a thread about this. Still getting use to using a forum again. Sorry guys.
     
  3. eHuman

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    Try somewhere between 99.5 and 100 degrees so you don't cook the eggs.
     
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  4. JuJubeann

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    Hehe yes I set them at 99.5 :D

    I put 108 eggs in the bator. Giggles :p
     
  5. eHuman

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    lol wow I definitely misread that.
     
  6. JuJubeann

    JuJubeann In the Brooder

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    Well when I reread it I could see how anyone would read it the way you did. And then you were so nice in the way you you told me to reduce the heat. Thanks :D
     
  7. eHuman

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    [​IMG] That'll teach me to browse instead of read. I have gotten blue, white, green and even purple eggs before.

    They truly are colorful critters.
     
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  8. JuJubeann

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    Purple nice! Any specific breed?
     
  9. eHuman

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    It either came from an A&M or a pharaoh. Those were the only two breeds in the laying pen at the time.
     
  10. JuJubeann

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    Do you have a preference between the two? I only have A&M and they are great for eggs and meat but I have to admit I never want to sex them again. That just about did me in. I prefer brown meat anyways. Which breed would you recommend?
     

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