Can chicken hatch quail eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by polk county, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. polk county

    polk county Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bunch of coturnix quail that dont sit on eggs and one broody jersey giant. The jersey giant is very dedicated to setting on other chicken eggs. I bet if I replace the chicken eggs with quail eggs they might hatch. Anyone ever tried this?
     
  2. rarebreedeggs4u

    rarebreedeggs4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She'll crush the eggs. They also be exposed to bacteria harmless to chickens, but deadly to quail. Quail & chickens just don't mix.
     

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