Button quail eggs not hatching

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by craigkwest, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. craigkwest

    craigkwest New Egg

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    Hi, I'm new to this forum, writing from Los Angeles.
    I have 15 button quail eggs that I've been incubating in a small "flying saucer" incubator. With the heat we've been having here I've had a very difficult time keeping a constant temperature. I couple of times the thermometer read 106. Now I'm on day 21 and now chicks. Should I abandon this project now or wait longer? From what I've read they typically hatch in 16-18 days. I see and hear no activity in the incubator.
     
  2. craigkwest

    craigkwest New Egg

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    I meant to write "Now I'm on day 21 and NO chicks"
     
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    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know nothing about hatching, good luck though! [​IMG]
     
  6. craigkwest

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    Thank you for the welcome. I opened all of the eggs today to find no embryos in any of them. Within the first few days of incubation we had some really hot weather and I think they all died then.
     

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