Button Quail Eggs & Coturnix Quail Eggs - Lets Get It Right This Time

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdBoy88, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Ok my Button quail eggs are on day 11
    My Coturnix quail eggs are on day 10

    i'm confused.. there are soooooo many people saying different days to stop turning both breeds of quail eggs i'm not sure what day to stop turning on now...

    we all need to get it right this time so we all can know don't you think?

    cuz one mintue i'm seeing stop turning the coturnix eggs on day 13 then 15 then 14 then 16

    and the button eggs i see people saying stop turning on day 13 then 15 then 14 then 11????.... well i'm not taking my button eggs off the turner at day 11 i know for a fact thats to soon

    but I and others need to know the right day to do these things so what do you think?????
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2008
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Anyone?? [​IMG]
     
  3. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Some people turn up to the day of hatch....but I usually stop turning 2-3 days before hatch. So with cortunix I would stop turning on the 13-14th day.
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  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    My cortunix eggs will be day 14 this friday.. and my whole day friday i have plans cuz the holiday and my button egg will be day 14 this thursday hmmmmmmm [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2008
  5. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I hatched button quails a couple weeks ago. I turned for the last time on day 14 and upped the humidity. All of the fertile eggs hatched. I have 43 more in the bator now and we're on day 5. Good luck!!
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    My cortunix hatched on day 16 this time around.
     
  7. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Quote:so you stop turning on what day?
     
  8. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    My buttons that I just hatched I stopped turning on day 14. They all hatched about 36 hrs later mid way though day 16.
     
  9. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    So best bets are stop turning on day 14 with both Cortunix and Button?
     
  10. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    My buttons hatched at Day 18, my coturnix on Day 19. I stopped turning the buttons on Day 14 and my coturnix on Day 15.

    I think my temps ran a little low during the hatch- however I was unaware of it at the time, because I just now figured out that my thermometer needs new batteries. [​IMG]
     

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