Candling Valley quail eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Outdrdude, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. Outdrdude

    Outdrdude New Egg

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    After 7 days should I be able to see anything? I'm getting a little worried.[​IMG] I found out my temps were at about 97-98° for a day at the start though. I have the temp settled between 99.5 and 100 now. Can't dial it in any closer with the old LG. A few show a vein and a dark spot. Most don't. Any ideas?
     
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  2. chickenwhisperer

    chickenwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With my valleys, I am usually about 90% sure of what I see by about day 5 which is basically a mass of veins..

    They are pretty easy to see thru.

    By day 7, if you just see clear on top and bottom, with a shadow in the middle-ish then they are probably not good.

    I have never really had a valley egg that I wasnt sure of, out of the birds I have they have some of the strongest embryos.


    Give it a few more days to be sure.
     
  3. Outdrdude

    Outdrdude New Egg

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    Ok thanks! I will check them in a few days. They are way easier to see than coturnix!
     
  4. crash0330

    crash0330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah usually you can see some little veins by day 5, but if you had the temps a little down they might be just taking a little longer to develop since the temperature was down a little bit, just give them more time.
     
  5. Outdrdude

    Outdrdude New Egg

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    [​IMG] Well it's been a few more days now. Started with 30 eggs. 16 candled bright. 5 more are questionable. So I have roughly 9 left that show good veins and hopefully will make it out. [​IMG] Called the guy I bought them from and he is cutting me a deal on some Valley chicks as he has no more eggs. At least he's trying to help out.[​IMG] Thanks for the replys.
     
  6. chickenwhisperer

    chickenwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats awesome, because its really not his problem.

    I am glad you got stuff from a person like that.
     

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