Can I hatch bantam chickens and quail in the same incubator with a chicken egg turner?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BeastyBird, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. BeastyBird

    BeastyBird In the Brooder

    Nov 13, 2015
    According to my research the needs of both species are the same when it comes to temperature and humidity, the only difference is the time frame, but I figure that if I just add the quail eggs 4 days after the chicken eggs that I should be successful hatching them together yes?

    And if yes then what about the egg turner? I can put them in the chicken turner and be fine right? The turner cups have holes in the bottom (Little Giant incubator) and I wonder if the holes are too big for the eggs? Or if they will rattle around too much or fall out as the turner turns?

    Someone please tell me if hatching quail and bantam chickens together with a chicken egg turner is going to work or not, I do not want to buy the quail eggs before I know.

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