Button quail eggs in autoturner

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leecey411, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. leecey411

    leecey411 Songster

    May 31, 2007
    I am considering hatching some button quail eggs. I think they are too small for my autoturner.I do not want to buy quail racks. Can I "bandage" the turner cups, making them smaller to hold the quail eggs? Can I add something like fiberfill to make the egg cup space smaller? Any ideas? I work full time and do not want to hand turn.
  2. Hi!
    I've used the regular egg cups in the LG turner for BQ eggs ( I don't know about any other turner cups besides the LG ones).

  3. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    I bet you could make your current ones work! I'd say pad them with some tissue but that would probably be terrible for the incubation. you'd need something plastic/firm that can go on the racks so that the eggs are minimally touched by the stuff... hmmmm... ideas anyone?

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