"Broody" How many Eggs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by konjo, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. konjo

    konjo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one of my Quails gone broody. My question is how many eggs can she handle her ?

    Thanks Konjo![​IMG]
     
  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
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    What kind? If it is a button she is good up to 9, any more than that and it becomes a little tight.
     
  3. konjo

    konjo Out Of The Brooder

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    Robo,

    She is a Coturnix just gone broody. I was wondering what was up with her and she's sitting on an egg so I said what the heck I'll 3 more. what do you think?
     
  4. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Wow, that's really rare. Go ahead and put more under her. Keep us posted![​IMG]
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    GOOD LUCK WITH HER, BUT DONT BE SURPRISED IF SHE'S OVER IT SOON. QUITE A FEW WILL GO BROODY, BUT VERY FEW STICK IT OUT TIL HATCH. WISHING YA LUCK WITH IT [​IMG]
     
  6. BobwhiteQuailLover

    BobwhiteQuailLover Country Girl[IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.

    Sep 25, 2010
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    Cool!
     
  7. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with her! [​IMG] I hope that she sticks with it.
     
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