cortnix eggs at day 21 they are still rocking and chirping

Discussion in 'Quail' started by BlaineWillard, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. BlaineWillard

    BlaineWillard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i set 100 eggs on oct 14. 2 have hatch so far one died with in a couple hours of hatch the other one is doing good. Does eggs usually take this long to hatch? The humidity is 65% to 70% and the temp has been 99.5 to 101. This is my first time inubating quail eggs.
     
  2. BlaineWillard

    BlaineWillard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am using a little gaints incubator could that be the problem? i float tested some of the eggss today and they where still moving in the water. So guess i just got to wait alittle while longer on them to hatch
     
  3. katheria

    katheria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what type of quail?
     
  4. BlaineWillard

    BlaineWillard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cortnix
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    If They Are On Day 21 And Havent Hatched Yet You Need To Seriously Look At Your Thermometer For Accuracy... The 2 Most Common Causes Of Late Hatch = Low Temp, And Old Eggs.

    Obviuosly Some Are Still Viable As Per Your Float Test, I Would Seriously Doubt My Thermometer In Your Case--- Just My Opinion.
     
  6. BlaineWillard

    BlaineWillard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok looks like i might need to go get a new one it might be off. The eggs could be old to i bought them off of ebay and it took 6 days before i got them after i bought them.
     
  7. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both Are Certainly Possible Then, For What Its Worth I Use The Lil Thermo/hygro Units That You Place Directly On Top Of The Eggs--- White Maybe 3inches Wide, 2-21/2 Tall And 1/2 Inch Thick--- Get Them At Wally World For About 8 Bucks Or Less. They Seem To Be The Best Right Out Of The Box As Far As Accuracy And Of Course The Price Is Attractive Too [​IMG]
     
  8. DRAGGINZUZU

    DRAGGINZUZU Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have a pic of that wally world thermo/hygro . I just bought one from pet supermarket for 21$. 8$ sounds alot better
     
  9. katheria

    katheria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:not a great pic but here it is..... i have 4 of them, they are very accurate

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