California quail day 5

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jenni6553, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. jenni6553

    jenni6553 Chirping

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    I have them in my Janoel 12 incubator. Today is day 5...should I candle them or wait a few more days so I can take out what is not good?
     
  2. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    I usually wait a week
     
  3. jenni6553

    jenni6553 Chirping

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    Thank you!
     
  4. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Crazy Person

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    I just had 2 hatch, one is silver!
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  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    On day 5 if they are fertile, it will be apparent, when candled.
     
  6. jenni6553

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    Today is day 8. I candled them and saw several that are very obviously good. Dark spot and spider web looking blood vessels.
    Some that are not. I can clearly see just a yellow yolk floating around.
    Can I assume that these should be taken out. There isn't even a hint of anything but a yolk.
     
  7. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    By day 8 if there is no development, it's not likely they will develop, so you can removed them or leave them till your final candling.
     
  8. CapricornFarm

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    Glad you have some developing!
     
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