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coturnix eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Catfishingpokey, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. Catfishingpokey

    Catfishingpokey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is day 13 for my 42 quail eggs . when do i need to take them out of the turner?and start the humidity to rising?
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The instructions that came with my bator say that cortunix eggs take 17-18 days, so you want to stop turning them, and raise humidity, 3 days before. So either after day 14 or 15. Still turn them normally the 14th or 15th day.
     
  3. Catfishingpokey

    Catfishingpokey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    O.K. i will take them off the turner and add more water tomorow after noon.and start watching for pips.sure hope i gat some tiny fuzzy butts from them.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Good luck! I took my cortunix and buttons and put them in the hatcher last night. So I am waiting right along with you!!
     
  5. Mrs MIA

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    Stop turning coturnix at day 14, and bump the humidity up. Mine usually only take 16-17 days...good luck!
     

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