coturnix chicks

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JDquail, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. JDquail

    JDquail Out Of The Brooder

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    I should be getting my first batch of chicks tomorrow or Wednesday! The ad says 2-10 day old chicks. I am planning on using a Rubbermaid brooder. I have looked over a good bit of info here but any last minute advice ya'll might would be helpful.
     
  2. HunterH

    HunterH Out Of The Brooder

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    Have it on and know what temperature you'e holding before you get your birds.
     
  3. JDquail

    JDquail Out Of The Brooder

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    will do. As for temp should I be looking for 95°f or 100°f
     
  4. dc3085

    dc3085 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Incubate at 100* brood at 95*, decrease temp by 5* per week.
     
  5. JDquail

    JDquail Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I am getting 95* under the light and 78* on the cool end. Should I get the cool end closer to 70?
     

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