Button Quail Eggs (UPDATE, Pics added)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marie_martin, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Have removed the turner and they are laying in egg cartons waiting to hatch. Any suggestions on hatching or brooding or feeding would be much appreciated.

    Last edited: Apr 20, 2008
  2. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Well, I guess no one likes buttons huh??? I will post pictures when they hatch and you will change your mind! lol.

  3. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    Quote:Sorry, I've never even seen a quail, but good luck with a great hatch!!!!
  4. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007

    I know nothing about them. In VA you have to have a permit to raise them I think.

    I hope you have a great hatch though.
  5. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

    Mar 3, 2008
    Uxbridge MA
    I don't know anything either, I do know a few people on the forum have hatched them. Good luck. What is the incubation period? It must be nice and short if they're out of the turner all ready.
  6. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    From what I understand, most hatch on day 16, today is day 15. So keep your fingers crossed.

  7. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I woke up to one baby running around in there this morning and several more rocking and rolling. I have set up the brooder and have the one little one in there. I read that you are suppose to get them to food and water within a few hours of hatching and this one was pretty dry already when I woke up. Wish me luck. Will update later.

  8. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
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    o cool and good luck....get those little babys to water
  9. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Congrat's!!

    Keep us posted!
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    That is sooo cool!
    I'm hoping to try my luck with some button quail eggs later this summer. Looking forward to seeing some pics of your new babes! [​IMG]

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