Combined hatchings

Discussion in 'Quail' started by navasima, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can different species hatch together? I've seen pics of different types of quail together, but how about bantam chicks and Cots?

    If yes - at what age must they be separated? ....or is the transmission issue not applicable in this situation? ....or must they be seperate because "big" chicken chicks would kick Cot butts?


    TIA
     
  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    IF you hatch them together they will live together
     
  3. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No size/bullying later?

    has anyone done this? The combined hatch I mean....
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    My cabinet incubator has three racks. Top rack I hatch chicken eggs, bottom two racks, quail eggs. When they hatch, quail chicks go in their brooders, and chicken chicks (or ducks) go in their own brooders. Easy [​IMG]
     
  5. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotcha Quaillady! Very cool....
     
  6. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:not necessarily I hatch seramas,chukars and corts and bobs and gambles and blue scale together I just brood them separately
     
  7. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I agree with Aphrophet there.

    Also if you have a styrofoam incubator, you can get quail turners and chicken ones and incubate the eggs in one bator.
     
  8. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:If you hatch them together they wont try to attack each other, but if you put them together at different ages.... Bad things will happen....
     

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