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Day 17 hatching jumbo coturnix quail need some advise.

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Leadnation, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Leadnation

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    Hey guys this little ones have been rocking back and forwards all day today but nobody has peeped yet. I can see some hairline cracks in some of them but not hatching yer Im starting to get worried is this normal?
    I set them in the incubator on Jan 3 at 7:30 Pm.
     
  2. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set mine on 12-28 thru 1-3 they are atill hatching. Make sure there is good humidity and watch.
     
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  4. Leadnation

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    If I set the eggs in the incubator the 3rd at 7 PM when do I start counting days as soon as I set them or 24 hrs after?
     
  5. Wil SC

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    I'm pretty sure I remembered reading that Jumbo's usually take an extra day and hatch on day 18. Hopefully someone who's hatched them can confirm.
     
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  6. Leadnation

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    I just took this video of my eggs. Well not mine but my USPS quail.
     
  7. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jumbo can take longer. If you put them in on the 3rd then 24 hrs later is a day. On day 14. Lay paper towels over the wire up the humidity and stop turning 4 days later you should have fluff butts
     
  8. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The babies legs will get caught in that wire.
     
  9. Leadnation

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    They are hatching 18 out i think is a bigg mess in there of 35 so far. The thermometer is in the floor egg shells everywhere.
     
  10. laseterlass

    laseterlass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Paper towels next time please. That wire looks scary!
     

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