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

    Oct 20, 2009
    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

    Sep 27, 2009
    Morrow, AR
    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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