Can I incubate cots with bobs?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by QChickieMama, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. QChickieMama

    QChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Our bobs just started laying (!!), and we had already planned to set a batch of cots on Monday. Can I stick some bobs in there, too? Will they need separate brooders? Or can we just separate them once they're feathered out?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You can brood both cots and bobs after hatching. But after a few weeks the bobs are going to start in being aggressive. So it is best to brood them separately.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Bobs need longer in the incubator so it is probably best to incubate separately also.
     

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