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Button Quail Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AimsChickies, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. AimsChickies

    AimsChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My button quail are hatching! Just had a quick question, how long can/should I leave them in the incubator? Same as chickens?
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Until they're dry and fluffy. [​IMG] They need to eat/drink sooner than chickens though, so no more than 24 hours if you can help it.
    Congratulations!
     
  3. AimsChickies

    AimsChickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  4. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd move buttons sooner than chicks. They are usually more active and when I left some in overnight to wait for the others to hatch they got bored, hungry, and picked some of the later hatching ones bald. Move them out as soon as they are dry enough.
     

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